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Title: INTERNATIONAL DRUG CONFERENCE REPORT - INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION - EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT, 1977-1978
Corporate Author: International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Assoc, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Assoc, Inc
Albany, NY 12210
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THESE PAPERS WHICH WERE PRESENTED AT THE 1977-78 CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL NARCOTIC ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION ARE CONCERNED WITH THE PROBLEMS OF DRUG ABUSE AND CONTROL.
Abstract: THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS, DELIVERED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED NATIONS' DIVISION OF NARCOTIC DRUGS, ADDRESSES THE INTERNATIONAL DRUG CONTROL SITUATION AND GIVES SPECIAL ATTENTION TO PROGRAMS ORGANIZED THROUGH THE UNITED NATIONS. AMONG THE OTHER PAPERS INCLUDED FROM INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ARE A PAPER ON THE REGULATORY CONTROL OF DRUGS IN CANADA AND ANOTHER ON APPROACHES TO TRAINING THE PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN IN ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT. ANOTHER PRESENTATION DESCRIBES NARCOTIC SPOT TEST KITS WHICH THE U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE USES IN THE FIELD. THE PRESIDENT OF THE COMPANY WHICH PRODUCED THESE KITS DISCUSSES THE USE OF REAGENTS IN SEQUENCE FOR THE PRESUMPTIVE IDENTIFICATION OF NARCOTICS. OTHER TOPICS CONSIDERED INCLUDE DRUG ENFORCEMENT AT THE INTERNATIONAL AND LOCAL LEVELS, DRUG DIVERSION ENFORCEMENT, THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE APPROACH TO DEALING WITH ORGANIZED CRIME, THE ILLEGAL DRUG ACTIVITIES OF OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE GANGS, THE FRENCH CUSTOMS SERVICE, INTERNATIONAL DRUG TRENDS, AND CURRENT DRUG CONDITIONS IN CANADA. FINALLY, ADDITIONAL PAPERS ADDRESS MARIJUANA USE AND DECRIMINALIZATION AND DRUG ADDITION AND METHADONE. REFERENCES ARE NOT INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Canada; Drug analysis; Drug detection; Drug law enforcement; Drug law enforcement units; Drug smuggling; International organizations; Sri Lanka; Symposia; United Nations (UN); United States of America
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