Buying Meth in North Korea

According to a report by Radio Free Asia, the price of a gram of methamphetamine in North Korea is $11 (70 Chinese Yuan).

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Due to the high cost for residents of North Korea, up to 20 people share one gram and consume the drug together.

It was previously reported that up to 40 to 50 percent of the residents near the border of China were addicted to meth.

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Source:  Sung Hui Moon, “‘Ice’ Use Spreads, Worsening North Korea’s Drug Addiction Problem,” Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2013.