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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2001

  • Author: UNODC
  • Publication date: March 2002
  • Page count: 104
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 02.XI.1

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The Internet is revolutionizing the way people live today. Cyber crime - crime committed in an electronic environment - is easy to commit and requires few resources. Chapter I of this report reviews globalization, new technologies and the challenges to drug law enforcement in the twenty-first century. Chapter II looks at the operation of the international drug control system, including legislative developments in certain European countries concerning the prosecution of cannabis-related offenses. Chapter III presents an analysis of the world situation with regard to illicit drugs. It reports on a continued reduction in cultivation of some illicit drug crops, and also on the increasing manufacture and trading of illicit synthetic drugs.