Tailandia ha puesto en marcha un programa de sustitución de opiáceos, dado que no había conseguido reducir los problemas de salud relacionados con drogas a través de medidas punitivas.

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Thailand has introduced a harm reduction programme to combat national drug issues after punitive measures failed to stop people suffering from drug-related problems. 

The country declared a war on drugs more than 10 years ago which focused on corrective policy including legal measures, penalties and crackdowns.

The so-called "war" was never won, however, as the number of prisoners getting caught abusing drugs has not dropped.

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