There were record numbers of seizures of crystal methamphetamine and cocaine last year in Cambodia, which continues to be targeted by transnational and Asian drug trafficking groups for the production of illicit drugs, the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in a new report released Friday. The report, entitled Patterns and Trends of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants and Other Drugs—Challenges for Asia and the Pacific 2013, also states that Cambodia is a hotbed for the manufacture and transit of am*phetamine-type stimulants (ATS) and other illegal drugs and that the use of meth*amphetamine in both crystalline and pill form is on
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