Seizures of illegal drugs in Japan almost halved in 2020

The Japanese Finance Ministry has reported that the amount of illegal drugs seized by customs in Japan during 2020 was down by 43% compared with 2019. Drug seizures remained high, however and seizures in 2020 represent the third highest ever recorded, with overall quantities of drug seizures exceeding 1 ton for the fifth consecutive year.

Source: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/02/18/national/crime-legal/customs-illegal-drug-seizures-down/