There is a dangerous drug that is spreading across south Asia and the Pacific Island. It has ravaged countries such as Shri Lanka, Myanmar, and Indonesia. In Papua New Guinea, as many as half of the local are using this drug on a daily basis. In this video, you will learn about the dangerous Betel Nut also known as Buai.
The Betel Nut is the seed of the Areca Palm tree. It is crushed up into a powder and mixed with a powder of seashells and lime.
This drug gives people an addictive high in the same way that Nicotine in cigarettes does. This is a huge issue because the Betel Nut directly causes oral cancer. This has led to Papua New Guinea having the highest rates of mouth cancer in the entire world.
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