Economic and Social Council
|1952/436(XIV)E.||The Problem of the Coca Leaf|
The Economic and Social Council,
Having considered the recommendations relating to the problem of the coca leaf drafted by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs during its seventh session, 67/
1. Requests the technical assistance services of the United Nations and the specialized agencies, with the help of the Secretariat, to study the possibility of undertaking the experiments proposed in documents E/1666/Add.1/Rev.1, page 11, fifth and sixth paragraphs, and page 12, first and second paragraphs, and E/CN.7/235, pages 14 and 15, paragraphs (1) and (5) of the conclusions, within the framework of the existing technical assistance programmes in Bolivia and Peru;
2. Recommends to the Governments of Bolivia and Peru to take the necessary steps to limit the production of coca leaves to licit consumption and manufacture; and
3. Recommends to the Governments of Bolivia and Peru to take effective measures to prevent the introduction into trading channels of coca leaves and cocaine which could form a source of supply for the illicit manufacture or export of narcotic drugs.
28 May 1952