In light of the new guidelines put in place by the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee back in June, there has been a major crack down on drug offences around the country, but it doesn’t seem to be stopping the production of synthetic drugs such as methamphetamines.
It definitely doesn’t help that Chinese celebrities are earning fame due to drug crimes, making drug use more ‘cool’. In response, police are cracking down with raids at bars (full of both foreigners and locals) and demanding on-the-spot urine tests to check for drugs. And as you may or may not know, drug possession, manufacturing or distribution all carry the death sentence in China.
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