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Bulletin on Narcotics, Volume LX, 2008

Measurement Issues in Drug Policy Analysis - Selected papers from the Third Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, held in Vienna on 2 and 3 March 2009

  • Author: UNODC
  • Publication date: April 2011
  • Page count: 112
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 11.XI.6

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ISBN: 9789210547543

About the book

The present issue of the Bulletin on Narcotics contains a historical review of the international drug control system, one of the oldest consensus-based multilateral systems in existence. It is rooted in efforts made a century ago to address the largest substance abuse problem the world had ever faced: the Chinese opium epidemic. With this as a starting point, the article outlines the development of international mechanisms to tackle issues related to illicit drugs.