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Jordan battles influx of cheap amphetamines from neighboring Syria

In the first part of our series on the regional drug trade in the Middle East, we explored how crystal meth is affecting Iraq. In this segment, we turn our attention to Captagon, a cheap amphetamine that is popular in gulf countries. Syria has become a major producer of Captagon, sending ripple effects through the entire region. Special correspondent Simona Foltyn reports from Jordan.

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