The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) launches its 2008 Annual Report


20 February 2009 - As the international community commemorates the centennial of the drug control system, the INCB reviews the achievements and presents challenges, including the threats posed by the unregulated sale of internationally controlled substances over the Internet. In particular, the 2008 INCB Report outlines the major issues in the manufacture, trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs in different regions. The Report also alerts about new routes for cocaine trafficking, the relationship between security and drugs in Afghanistan and the way criminals are exploiting licit commerce to obtain chemicals for illicit drugs.

For more information, please visit the INCB website, www.incb.org.

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