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Kratom use on the rise in Phuket

Drug arrest statistics have shown that the use kratom is on the rise in Phuket followed closely by methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine.

Phuket’s Vice Governor Snith says, “We have found that kratom is the number one drug seized in Phuket. Even though our officers are strictly enforcing the law, arresting suspects and seizing this drug in large quantities, kratom is still being smuggled into Phuket. Other drugs that are growing in popularity are methamphetamine pills and crystal methamphetamine. These drugs are widely spread across the island. Officers are keeping their eyes open for drug arrests, especially in educational places.”

Cherng Talay Police have arrested six suspects found with kratom and marijuana last week.

Read more HERE.

And a man was arrested with 180 kilograms of kratom which were being transferred by a coconut refrigeration truck last week in Rassada.

Read more HERE.

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