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Asia’s multibillion dollar methamphetamine cartels are using creative chemistry to outfox police, experts say

Paperwork showed it was packed with 72 tons worth of blue vats filled with propionyl chloride, a relatively obscure chemical, and bound for an area in northern Myanmar notorious for the industrial-scale manufacturing of synthetic drugs. The cargo had been procured by a broker based in territory controlled by the United Wa State Army, a […]