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Title: Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking in Western New York: Assessing the Threat on the Northern Border -- Hearing Before the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, 102nd Congress, 1st Session, July 15, 1991
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Select Cmtte on Narcotics Abuse and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 222
Sponsoring Agency: Superintendent of Documents
Washington, DC 20402
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Publication Number: ISBN 0-16-036832-4
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents
Congressional Sales Office GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America
Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A hearing was held by the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in July 1991 to assess the threat of drug abuse and drug trafficking in New York along the northern U.S. border with Canada.
Abstract: The opening statement reviewed the drug trafficking problem along the U.S.-Canada border, the focus of U.S. drug control efforts along the southern border rather than along the northern border, and the impact of drug trafficking on communities. The opening statement and subsequent testimony examined Federal, State, and local drug law enforcement efforts and the extent of cooperation among government agencies. Hearing witnesses dealt with cocaine and marijuana use in northern New York, drug distribution, drug forfeiture, the link between drugs and crime, cooperation between the United States and Canada, the drug law enforcement environment in New York, drug control strategies and projects, drug abuse education, and drug treatment.
Main Term(s): Drug abuse
Index Term(s): Border control; Canada; Cocaine; Drug abuse education; Drug law enforcement; Drug prevention programs; Drug regulation; Drug Related Crime; Drug smuggling; Drug treatment programs; International cooperation; International drug law enforcement; Marijuana; New York; US House of Representatives
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