SHADY DEALS

The mul­ti­mil­lion­ring­git drug ped­dling busi­ness in Pe­nang is as lively as the is­land’s nightlife

New Straits Times - - News -

GE­ORGE TOWN

WEED, am­phet­a­mine a n d m e t h a mphetamine are among the plethora of stim­u­lant drugs eas­ily avail­able to par­ty­go­ers in Pe­nang.

Checks at more than 50 clubs here dur­ing peak nightlife hours found scores of scant­ily-clad women and per­fumed men danc­ing the night away to the rous­ing beats of the lat­est club hits blar­ing from loud­speak­ers.

Their ta­bles were laden with large bot­tles of hard liquor and smaller bot­tles of beer.

How­ever, be­hind the scenes of this noisy, flashy dis­play is a silent, shad­owy ex­change of stim­u­lant pills among friends, dancers qui­etly suck­ing on Ec­stasy pills as they gy­rate to the beat of the mu­sic and young­sters

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