The Supply of Illicit Drugs to the United States: The Nnicc Report
DIANE Publishing, 1996 - 83 pages
Prepared by the Nat. Narcotics Intelligence Consumers Comm. Presents a comprehensive assessment of the worldwide illicit drug situation. The product of a cooperative effort by Fed. agencies with drug-related law enforcement, foreign, and domestic policy, treatment, intelligence, and research responsibilities. Covers: cocaine (esp. in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru); opiates (esp. Mexico, Asia, and Russia); cannabis (incl. Hashish, in Pakistan and Afghanistan); chemicals, diversion, and dangerous drugs (stimulants, hallucinogens, clandestine labs); drug money (money laundering process and trends); and distribution. Charts.
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Page 12 - Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.
Page iii - Customs Service Department of Defense Drug Enforcement Administration Federal Bureau of Investigation Immigration and Naturalization Service Internal Revenue Service National Institute on Drug Abuse Department of State Department of the Treasury White House The Committee is chaired by the Director of the Office of Intelligence, Drug Enforcement Administration.
Page iii - Provided, That of this amount $45,000,000 shall be made available only in accordance with the provisions of section 2001(2) of HR 5484, as passed in the Senate on September 30, 1986: Provided further, That funds made available by this paragraph shall be available through the regular notification...
Page 83 - Department of the Treasury Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Internal Revenue Service US Secret Service...
Page 15 - The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia, or FARC...
Page 29 - ... key indicator of relative heroin availability in the United States is the DBA Heroin Signature Program (HSP). The HSP identifies and quantifies the chemical characteristics and secondary components of heroin seized at US ports of entry, as well as random samples of domestic purchases and seizures. Heroin exhibits are classified according to the process by which they were manufactured, which, in turn, enables...
Page 1 - US, and is touted as a model program by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services (www.samhsa.gov).
Page 82 - ... Action Task Force (FATF.) Regionally, many countries have also complied with the European Community's policy directive on money laundering and the Organization of American States' model regulations and other commitments. As many as 100 governments have adopted or are now considering provisions which criminalize money laundering, regulate the flow of currency and monetary instruments, mandate records of currency and other monetary instrument transactions, require declarations of beneficial owners...
Page 35 - Mid-Atlantic cities, such as Baltimore and Washington DC; certain West Coast cities, such as Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco; and some Midwestern cities, including Chicago and Detroit. Most Southwest Asian heroin trafficking groups in the United States are highly cohesive and difficult to penetrate because they are based on ethnic, familial, religious, and tribal relationships. Southwest Asian heroin importers and wholesale level distributors generally are cautious, rarely transacting business...