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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. [UNODC] (2007) World drug report 2006. Volume 1: analysis. Vienna: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. 206 p.

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Some 200 million people, or 5 percent of the global population age 15-64, have used illicit drugs at least once in the last 12 months. Among this population are people from almost every country on earth. More people are involved in the production and trafficking of illicit drugs and still more are touched by the devastating social and economic costs of this problem. Partially a consequence of its pervasiveness and partially a consequence of the illicit and hidden nature of the problem, reliable analysis and statistics on the production, trafficking and use of illicit drugs are rare.

The World Drug Report 2006 endeavours to fill this gap. It provides one of the most comprehensive overviews of illicit drug trends at the international level. In addition, it presents a special thematic chapter on cannabis, by far the most widely produced, trafficked and used drug in the world. The analysis of trends, some going back 10 years or more, is presented in Volume 1. Detailed statistics are presented in Volume 2. Taken together, these volumes provide the most up-to-date view of today's illicit drug situation.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:Alcohol or other drugs in general
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder harm reduction, Crime prevention
Source:UNODC
Date:2007
Call No:REF, UNODC
Pages:206 p.
Publisher:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Corporate Creators:United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Place of Publication:Vienna
ISBN:9-789211-482140
Keywords:United Nations
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Accession Number:HRB 3182 (Available)
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Subjects:VA Geographic area > International aspects
MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol offence > Drug offence > Illegal transportation of drugs (smuggling / trafficking)
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Policy > Policy on drugs and alcohol
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use

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