In 2005, the Board reviewed the data available to it on licit trade in scheduled precursor chemicals and examined the information in correlation with diversion of and trafficking in precursors and the illicit manufacture of drugs. Such an exercise has many limitations, including the fact that, despite growing cooperation from Governments, the data on the licit trade in scheduled precursor chemicals are far from comprehensive. Chapter 2 of the present report includes some information on patterns in licit trade in precursors, as known, and on the latest trends in trafficking in precursors, together with specific recommendations to Governments. Substances covered include those used in the illicit manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants, of cocaine, heroin and other narcotic drugs The Board proposes, in chapter 4, a series of specific actions designed to facilitate the prevention of diversion of and trafficking in precursor chemicals and of illicit manufacture of drugs in the years to come.
Psychotropic substances are mood-altering drugs, including antidepressants and tranquillisers. This publication details and reviews statistics for the year 2003 relating to substances listed in schedules I to IV of the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, including reported statistics for specific substances, levels of consumption and assessments of annual medical and scientific requirements by country, and national restrictions on import and export under the Convention. The text is written in English, French and Spanish.
This publication examines and provides statistical information on psychotropic substances. Important information on consumption and dosage for specific drugs is studied and national requirements and legislation are looked into. This trilingual publication is in English, French, and Spanish.
Psychotropic substances are mood-altering drugs, including antidepressants and tranquillisers. This publication details and reviews statistics for the year 2001, including dosages, consumption, requirements and national legislation for specific drugs and countries. The text is written in English, French and Spanish.
To prevent the diversion of precursor chemicals for use in the illicit manufacture of drugs, governments must have adequate legislation in line with the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances as well as effective working mechanisms and procedures for information feedback between the authorities involved in the control of precursor chemicals. The International Narcotics Control Board in its report for 2002 examines actions taken recently and highlights both successful results shortcomings that have been identified. The report focuses on major international operations launched with the assistance of the Board. It is divided into four parts, which include: treaty adherence and reporting by governments; prevention of diversion; overview and analysis of illicit traffic; and the annexes.
In presenting an analysis of the drug control situation worldwide, this report gives an extensive analysis of illicit drug abuse and the efforts to control it at the national and international levels. The 2000 Report takes a closer look at the issue of the excessive consumption of drugs under international control. The Report notes that although it is important to reverse the trend of 'medicalizing' social problems, it is equally important that the proper use of medicines should not be discouraged. It also addresses the operation of the international drug control system focusing on such areas as adherence to drug control treaties, cooperation with Governments and control measures.
This publication provides analysis of recent trends and statistics for estimated requirements and actual movements of narcotic drugs. Data is provided for specific groups of drugs and countries. The text is written In English, French and Spanish.