Has the decade-old war on drugs in Asia succeeded?

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The war on drugs in Asia has been going on for over a decade now. From death penalties for drug offenders in China to the bloody security crackdown in the Philippines, which has claimed  27,000 lives  so far, countries in the region continue fighting drugs with brutal measures. Next month the UN  Commission on Narcotic Drugs  will convene in Vienna to evaluate progress on countering the drug problem across the world.

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