publication . Article . 2003

Economic-Social Analysis of Global Illicit Drug Trade

Salahedin Ghaderi;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Nov 2003 Journal: Research on Addiction (issn: 2008-4307, eissn: 2423-6535, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Drug Control Headquarters, Research and Education Office
Abstract
Political unstability, less respect to the role of law, low life standards and suitable conditions for poppy/coca cultivation, have all affected on growing illicit drug international trafficking. Colombia is the center for global cocaine industry. Colombians had to use ship in the Carribean but now they pass Mexico where the costs are half of using ship. Mexican traffickers permit that the domestic poppy plants turned into herion, Colombian cocaine transited to USA and methamephtamine manufactured and distributed. Golden triangle in southeast Asia is one of the major regions for opium poppy cultivation. This region has seen many guerrilla warfare for selling ill...
Subjects
free text keywords: illicit drug trading, criminal organized groups, cocaine trade, street drug trade, money laundering., Therapeutics. Pharmacology, RM1-950, Psychology, BF1-990
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