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NCJ Number: 158422 Find in a Library
Title: NNICC (National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Committee) Report 1991: The Supply of Illicit Drugs to the United States
Corporate Author: National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Cmtte
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 73
Sponsoring Agency: National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Cmtte
Arlington, VA 22202
Publication Number: DEA-92032
Sale Source: National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Cmtte
700 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Based on the best data currently available and on the combined available expertise of member agencies of the National Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Committee (NNICC), this report presents a comprehensive assessment of the worldwide illicit drug situation in 1991.
Abstract: The status of the supply of each type of illicit drug is discussed and data are provided. Data and information on cocaine focus on availability and use in the United States, developments in source regions, and developments in other nations. The section on availability and use provides information on accessibility, price, and purity; use; and trafficking. Information on developments in source regions encompasses Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia. Developments in other nations focus on Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela, Europe, and the Far East. Similar information is provided on opiates. A discussion of global developments encompasses Southeast Asia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Latin America, Southwest Asia, Europe/Middle East, and Africa. Information on cannabis considers source regions in Latin America, Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia. A section on chemical diversion and dangerous drugs considers the Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act of 1988, dangerous drugs, steroids, and clandestine laboratories. Information is also provided on stimulants, hallucinogens, depressants, benzodiazepines, narcotics/analgesics and heroin substitutes/supplements, and controlled substance analogues. A separate section considers the impact of the disruption of the flow of drug monies in 1991. A glossary and tabular and graphic data
Main Term(s): Drug smuggling
Index Term(s): Crime patterns; Drug sources; International drug law enforcement
Note: DCC
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