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NCJ Number: 156835 Find in a Library
Title: Narcotic Drugs: Estimated World Requirements for 1991, Statistics for 1989
Corporate Author: International Narcotics Control Board
United Nations Vienna International Centre
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 189
Sponsoring Agency: International Narcotics Control Board
Vienna 1400, Austria
United Nations Publications
New York, NY 10017
Sale Source: United Nations Publications
1st Avenue and 46th Street
Concourse Level
New York, NY 10017
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English; French
Country: Austria
Annotation: This report presents statistical data and discussions of worldwide supplies and consumption of narcotic drugs in 1989 and estimates of world demand for drugs in 1991, based on information from the International Narcotics Control Board.
Abstract: Information is also provided regarding the status of adherence to the 1961 and 1971 international conventions regarding narcotic drugs. The data cover the cultivation of poppies for the production of opium and other purposes, the extraction of alkaloids from opium and poppy straw, the conversion of morphine, the manufacture of heroin and the other main narcotic drugs, and the manufacture of other narcotic drugs. Additional tables present statistics on the production, use, and exports of coca leaves and the manufacture of cocaine; the consumption of the main narcotic drugs as well as other drugs; the average daily consumption of defined daily doses per million residents; the total stocks of narcotics; imports and exports of 14 types of drugs; and drug seizures. Table and indexes of countries and drugs
Main Term(s): Drug manufacturing
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Drug abuse; Drug sources
Note: DCC. Also in Spanish
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