You’d have to be very desperate or very stupid to do drugs in Thailand. After all, the warnings couldn’t be any clearer, the penalties any tougher. But still Australians keep getting caught. Still, they’re shocked when they find themselves in some of the world’s most appalling, most brutal jails like the notorious Bangkok Hilton. In a way, though, they’re the lucky ones. Thailand’s a place where when they say “zero tolerance”, they mean it … where more than 2000 drug traffickers were killed on the streets last year.
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