Items tagged with drug markets

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Bekaa farmers push against eradicating marijuana growth in Lebanon [02.06.2014] The growth of cannabis is gradually increasing in the fields in the Bekaa valley. This is mainly due to policies adopted by successive governments th ...
Civil war turns Syria into major amphetamines hub [11.01.2014] Syria has become a major amphetamines exporter and consumer as the trauma of the country's brutal civil war fuels demand and the breakdown in order c ...
Eyes Wide Shut: Corruption and Drug-Related Violence in Rosario [30.12.2013] In Rosario, Argentina, the presence of criminal organisations involved in drug trafficking was a low priority for the government until New Year’s day ...
Legal cannabis market 'would be worth £1.25bn a year to government' [14.09.2013] Legalising and taxing cannabis could be worth as much as £1.25bn a year to the government, a study suggests. The report Licensing and regulation of t ...
Outcast: Egypt's growing addiction problem [26.06.2013] Assistant professor of psychology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) Mona Amer says that a number of factors lead to drug abuse in Egypt. Thes ...
Greek addicts turn to deadly shisha drug as economic crisis deepens [15.05.2013] Nobody knows which came first: the economic crisis tearing Greece apart or shisha, the drug now known as the "cocaine of the poor". What everyone doe ...
114 milliards de DH sur la route du kif, deux fois plus que le tourisme! [05.10.2012] Dans de nombreux douars des provinces «réputées» abriter des sites de culture de cannabis, des familles entières vivent de cette activité. Enclavées ...
Cannabis production and markets in Europe [26.06.2012] This study brings together available evidence to provide a comprehensive analysis of cannabis production and markets across the EU. It combines infor ...
UK police find 20 cannabis farms a day [29.04.2012] Police discovered more than 20 cannabis farms and factories in the UK every day last year, seizing drugs worth up to £100 million, according to a rep ...
Cocaine in Europe: a battle against trafficking or consumption? [27.05.2011] The Group of Eight major industrialized economies want to stop the cocaine industry dead in its tracks. But experts say they may be focusing too much ...
Dry spell: Hashish prices skyrocket, users fret amid shortage [31.03.2010] For the past two months local drug consumers in Egypt – which the most conservative estimates place at around 7 million – have been in the throes of ...
The ATS Boom in Southeast Asia [15.01.2009] In the 1990s, Southeast Asia experienced a boom in the production and consumption of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS), in particular methamphetamine ...
Withdrawal Symptoms in the Golden Triangle [09.01.2009] Drug control agencies have called the significant decline in opium production in Southeast Asia over the past decade a 'success story'. The latest re ...
Characteristics of the cannabis market in Belgium [01.01.2007] The number of cannabis plantations uncovered by the Belgian judiciary has been rising steadily, and the relocation of cannabis production to the Low ...

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