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CLASSIFICATION OF ILLICIT METHAMPHETAMINE TABLETS FROM THEIR PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

@inproceedings{Passaranon2012CLASSIFICATIONOI,
  title={CLASSIFICATION OF ILLICIT METHAMPHETAMINE TABLETS FROM THEIR PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES},
  author={Thanawan Passaranon and Nopadol Chaikum and Prapin Wilairat},
  year={2012}
}
The use of illicit addictive drugs, especially methamphetamine, is a major social problem in Thailand. In 2005, there were more than 50,000 cases of seizure of methamphetamine drug in Thailand involving over 13.5 million pills. This study classifies the tablets according to their physical properties and main chemical composition. Random samples from 100 lots of seized methamphetamine pills that had been sent to Office of Forensic Science, Royal Thai Police, in 2010-11 for chemical analysis were… Expand

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