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and that's means math ecstasy heroin and cocaine six hundred and fifty million dollars worth of illegal drugs up in flames in thailand on friday nnnnn any sites allah said reporting for reuters from just , the whole full of drugs , silently seven thousand kilos , fifteen thousand pounds would certainly a very impressive show , people say that's all it is , but others see this forty five year old tradition is unimportant , up in new york hit aghazadeh we have to show the international community that we are not ignoring this problem and we must find a way to tackle it , the u. n. says thailand has one of the highest percentages of amphetamine users in the world authorities are trying to control the spread with strict laws including the death sentence , local media say in the last decade five out of six people executed in thailand would drug convicts but it's a tough problem to wipeout , the country's part of one of the world's busiest drug producing factories the so called golden triangle that stretches over the mountainous jungles where the borders of thailand myanmar and laos meet , originally a haven for him this region now turns out huge amounts of methamphetamine in pill form it's called ya about or crazy medicine untie the drug has become a top seller across the continent freaking in hundreds of millions of dollars for asian drug lords