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Police are having difficulty cracking down on the smuggling of illegal stimulants amid an increase in their use among celebrities as well as ordinary people, including students and teachers.

Investigative authorities and experts on illicit drugs believe most of the stimulants in Japan are smuggled in by domestic and foreign underworld syndicates, often working together.

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