Authorities confiscated dangerous narcotic-like drugs worth some ¥3 billion, one of the largest seized amounts in the country, as they busted a production site operated by alleged traffickers.

The Kanto-Shinetsu Regional Bureau of Health and Welfare’s Narcotics Control Department arrested eight members of the group, aged between 23 and 76, on suspicion of possessing and selling narcotic-like drugs through the internet.

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