Laos
opium weights

pong

bia or hong

10

bak

10

100

houn

10

100

1,000

li

10

100

1,000

10,000

37.5 mg

375 mg

3.75 g

37.5 g

375 g

United Nations, 1955. The same data is reprinted in United Nations, 1966, with the notation “usually for opium”.

Marc Reinhorn.
Dictionnaire laotien-français.
Paris: Éd. du C.N.R.S., 1970.
as reprinted in
Sophie Clément-Charpentier.
Les mesures chez les Lao.
in Poids et mesures en Asie du Sud-Est,…. Vol. 2
Page 526.
Under the heading “Poids (d'opium)”. A earlier version of this dictionary was published in 1956 [?] by the Centre d'études asiatiques et africaines, Section de documentation militaire de l'Union française.

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