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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2003) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ecstasy and amphetamines global survey 2003. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

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The purpose of this global survey is to ascertain the size and nature of the amphetamine-type stimulant (ATS) threat so that society can overcome its problems. 40 million people are effected (1% of the world population) by ATS, with ATS production estimated at over 500 tons per year. ATS are the most often seized drugs after cannabis. The global business of ATS is valued at about $65 billion. In terms of annual prevalence, Ireland is listed as the 4th highest abusers of amphetamines globally, with 2.6% of the population listed as using the drug. Only Thailand (5.6%), Australia (3.4) and the Philippines (2.8%) abuse more. Ireland is listed as the second highest for ecstasy use globally (2.4% of the population) after Australia (2.9%).


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
CNS stimulants
Date
2003
Call No
BJ2, RD2.10.2.2, VA2.2
Pages
114 p.
Publisher
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Corporate Creators
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Place of Publication
Vienna
ISBN
92-1-148164-3
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 2088 (Available), HRB 2089 (Available)

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