Items tagged with ATS

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Illegal drug market is booming, says UN watchdog [22.06.2017] The world’s illicit drug economy is “thriving” owing to large increases in the production of heroin and cocaine and a wider spectrum of synthetic sub...
EU Drug Markets Report [04.04.2016] The 2016 EU Drug Markets Report provides a unique insight into the operation of illicit drug markets in the EU. The report assesses the impact of the...
Current State of Counternarcotics Policy and Policy Reform Debates in Myanmar [28.04.2015] This paper explores the current state of counternarcotics policy and policy reform debates in Myanmar. It analyzes the main trends in drug production...
Global Experiences with Harm Reduction for Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances [14.05.2014] The objective of this seminar is to compare the findings on innovative tools for the prevention of problematic cocaine use patterns, with experiences...
Civil war turns Syria into major amphetamines hub [11.01.2014] Syria has become a major amphetamines exporter and consumer as the trauma of the country's brutal civil war fuels demand and the breakdown in order c...
Outcast: Egypt's growing addiction problem [26.06.2013] Assistant professor of psychology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) Mona Amer says that a number of factors lead to drug abuse in Egypt. Thes...
Meth Hype Could Undermine Good Medicine [27.12.2011] Four scientists from Columbia University published an analysis of previous studies on methamphetamine use that called into question some of the purpo...
ATS and Harm Reduction [04.11.2011] Problematic use of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) has become a significant health and social problem in East and Southeast Asia, in particular the...
Amphetamine Type Stimulants and Harm Reduction [01.10.2011] Little is known about the methamphetamine market in the region, but there are strong indications that the situation is deteriorating with substances ...
Expert Seminar on ATS and Harm Reduction [26.11.2010] This report captures the main outcomes from an informal expert seminar on harm reduction in relation to the rising problems with the use of Amphetami...
Speeding up the response [01.04.2010] Despite heavy media coverage of amphetamines and increased research attention in some countries, the harm reduction response remains underdeveloped w...
The fast and the furious [01.04.2010] Harm reduction programmes targeting stimulants like cocaine and (meth)amphetamines in several countries have shown positive results. However, these p...
The ATS Boom in Southeast Asia [15.01.2009] In the 1990s, Southeast Asia experienced a boom in the production and consumption of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS), in particular methamphetamine...
Withdrawal Symptoms in the Golden Triangle [09.01.2009] Drug control agencies have called the significant decline in opium production in Southeast Asia over the past decade a 'success story'. The latest re...
Substitution therapy for amphetamine users [31.05.2002] The illicit use of amphetamines continues to be a growing problem in many countries around the world, yet treatment responses remain in need of furth...

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