Illegal drug trade Summary

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4,478 words, approx. 15 pages
Amphetamine Epidemics Amphetamine, METHAMPHETAMINE, and related compounds have relatively brief abuse histories, dating from the 1930s and 1940s. Similar to the other major PSYCHOMOTOR STIMULANT of ab... Read more
5,573 words, approx. 19 pages
International Drug Supply Systems The majority of illicit drugs consumed in the United States are of foreign origin—including all the COCAINE and HEROIN and significant amounts of MARIJUANA. In... Read more
1,811 words, approx. 7 pages
Mexico as Drug Source Drug control in Mexico is unique—the reason both for Mexico's paradoxical success as well as for its ongoing difficulty in managing the issue. Believing that destru... Read more
2,293 words, approx. 8 pages
Drug Producers At least 80 percent of all illegal drugs used in the United States, measured by U.S. dollar value, start out in other countries. This includes all of the cocaine and heroin, and much of... Read more
2,285 words, approx. 8 pages
Drug Traffickers Drug trafficking is the movement of illegal drugs from one location to a final destination where they will be sold to users. A drug-transit country is one through which drug shipments... Read more
2,243 words, approx. 8 pages
Law and Policy: Controls on Drug Trafficking The United States is one of the largest and most profitable drug markets in the world. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Americans s... Read more
4,448 words, approx. 15 pages
Amphetamines OFFICIAL NAMES: Amphetamine (Adderall), laevoamphetamine (Benzedrine), dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine), methamphetamine (Methedrine) STREET NAMES: Black dex, bens, bennies, benz, black and ... Read more
61,803 words, approx. 207 pages
In the 2000 film Traffic, Robert Wakefield is a superior court judge newly appointed to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). In one scene, Wakefield compliments the outgoing drug c... Read more
55,070 words, approx. 184 pages
America’s “war on drugs” has cost billions of dollars annually since the early 1980s. For example, the federal government was projected to spend $16 billion to control illegal drugs ... Read more