Issue 13 | July 1 2010
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World Drug Report 2010: drug use is shifting towards new drugs and new markets

23 June 2010 - The 2010 World Drug Report shows that drug use is shifting towards new drugs and new markets. Drug crop cultivation is declining in Afghanistan (for opium) and the Andean countries (coca), and drug use has stabilized in the developed world. However, there are signs of an increase in drug use in developing countries and growing abuse of amphetamine-type stimulants and prescription drugs around the world.




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