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You don’t know what’s in them, and you certainly don’t know where they originated from. But that hasn’t stopped the growth of the synthetic drug trade. The total international drug trade is now the most lucrative illicit business in the world, generating $400 billion annually, according the U.N. world drug report.
Declaring the â€œwar on drugsâ€ a failure, a group of prominent former world leaders have asked that decriminalizing marijuana be strongly considered to help curb drug-related violence and social ills.
Bolivians chewed coca leaves on Wednesday as a protest to change a 1961 UN convention to remove a ban on a practice that has been part of indigenous cultures in the country for millennia.
Many cancer patients in Europe are being denied access to adequate pain relief because of over-zealous regulations restricting the availability and accessibility of opioid-based drugs such as morphine.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fa29ad/international_drug) has announced the addition of the "International Drug Control into the 21st Century" report to their offering.
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The number of people around the worldtaking drugs such as cocaine, heroin and cannabis rose lastyear by about 15 million to 200 million, the United Nationsannual drugs report said on Wednesday.