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Addiction in Myanmar’s Opium-Growing Region

Nestled in the hills of the world's second largest opium producing region, Taunggyi, capital of Myanmar’s Shan State, is also home to an alarming number of drug addicts. With opium cheap and plentiful, the U.N. estimates that 40 per cent of people aged between 18 and 20 there are drug users. Daniel de Carteret reports for VOA from Taunggyi.

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