Items tagged with drug markets

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Seattle's legal marijuana euphoria over as industry undergoes growing pains [15.01.2015] The legal marijuana market in the state of Washington opened last summer to a dearth of weed. Some stores periodically closed because they didn’t hav ...
Losing marijuana business, Mexican cartels push heroin and meth [11.01.2015] Mexican traffickers are sending a flood of cheap heroin and methamphetamine across the U.S. border, the latest drug seizure statistics show, in a new ...
Myanmar returns to what sells: Heroin [03.01.2015] A decade ago, Myanmar seemed on course to wipe out the opium fields and heroin jungle labs along its eastern border, the notorious Golden Triangle. T ...
Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states [02.01.2015] A year into the experiments with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference ma ...
Fixing a broken system [28.12.2014] Despite efforts by governments in Latin America, illicit drugs continue to provide one of the largest incomes for criminal organizations, enabling th ...
Cannabis farmers support calls to legalize lucrative crop [23.12.2014] With the war in Syria stifling the economy and bringing in a flood of refugees in the Bekaa Valley, as well as the closure of smuggling roads and per ...
Making a mountain out of a molehill: myths on youth and crime in Saint Lucia [15.12.2014] Caribbean states face challenges of youth involvement in crime, violence, gangs and other anti-social activities. It is not uncommonly heard the “dru ...
How powerful synthetic drugs will upend drug markets globally [01.12.2014] Illicit drugs made from plants (e.g., cocaine, heroin) are being replaced in some national drug markets by those that are synthesized (e.g., methamph ...
Does tougher enforcement make drugs more expensive? [30.11.2014] Although the fact of prohibition itself raises prices far above those likely to pertain in legal markets, there is little evidence that raising the r ...
Legal pot in the U.S. may be undercutting Mexican marijuana [30.11.2014] Made-in-America marijuana is on a roll. More than half the states have now voted to permit pot for recreational or medical use, most recently Oregon ...
Left to flourish, cannabis farms see profits fall [16.11.2014] For the second year in a row, cannabis farmers in the Bekaa Valley have been able to reap their harvests without being harassed or prosecuted by the ...
Marijuana farmers in the Bekaa struggling to survive as profits decline [12.09.2014] Farmers in the Bekaa Valley are not ashamed of growing marijuana. It is neither a disgrace nor a mistake, “We grow it to survive” they say candidly. ...
Cannabis farmers to resist state’s decision to destroy crops [08.07.2014] The government's decision to begin destroying cannabis farms in the Bekaa Valley has angered impoverished farmers whose livelihoods rely heavily on d ...
Greece on crossroads of international heroin trade [23.06.2014] Greece is a central hub on the route connecting the main country where heroin is produced, Afghanistan, and its biggest markets in Western Europe, an ...
Albania cracks down on marijuana production in key southern village [18.06.2014] With the fruits of its labor turning up in Italy, Greece and, last year, Germany, Albania has come under increasing pressure from the European Union ...
West Africa should decriminalise drugs - Obasanjo commission [12.06.2014] The West Africa Commission on Drugs says drug cartels are undermining the region by using it to transit cocaine. The commission, headed by former Nig ...
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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