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Asia Wired - Thailand's War on Drugs

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We look at Thailand where after a decade on the war on drugs, the government has admitted defeat. The Kingdom is now reviewing its zero-tolerance approach, which has caused its prison population to inflate, without actually controlling the great quantity of illegal drugs. Joining to discuss - Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst at Transform Drug Policy Foundation - a charitable think tank that campaigns for the legal regulation of drugs both internationally and in the UK. Khadija Ahmed reports. Join the conversation @islamchannelca #AsiaWired Presented by Afzal Ahmed First broadcast: Sunday 24th July 2016 [Episode 7]