Terminology and Information on Drugs

This publication introduces basic concepts and materials on substances under international control, which are most frequently manufactured or processed and/or abused, as well as definitions of scientific terms used in this context. The publication seeks to collate basic concepts and information on drugs of abuse, their corresponding abuse patterns, pharmacological effects and potential medical use, and act as an accessible and user-friendly resource.


UN document ID number: ST/NAR/51
Publication date: March 2016
Number of pages: 83
File type: PDF
Languages: English, Russian, Spanish - Third edition