Drug criminals becoming jacks of all trades

  • 1999-03-04
  • Sandra L. Medearis
RIGA - Marijuana use is on the rise in Latvia as well as the use and manufacture of synthetic drugs, said a recently released 1998 report of the U. S. State Department's International Narcotics Control Board. Data shows that Eastern Europe is increasingly being used for illicit manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants and for trafficking in precursors and chemicals used in manufacture of those drugs. Precursors are substances that are not in themselves illegal but can be used to make illegal drugs.The report showed also that Latvia has made progress in achieving drug legislation and is t...
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