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The amount of illegal drugs seized by customs authorities hit a record in 2019 and topped 3 tons for the first time, government data showed Wednesday.

The 3,318 kilograms seized in 1,046 cases, compared with 1,493 kg in 871 cases in 2018, was the result of more stimulants being found, according to the data released by the Finance Ministry.

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