Cocaine in Europe: a battle against trafficking or consumption?

Deutsche Welle (Germany)
Friday, May 27, 2011

snorting-cocaineThe Group of Eight major industrialized economies want to stop the cocaine industry dead in its tracks. But experts say they may be focusing too much on smuggling and not enough on drug use. Representatives from the G8 leading industrialized nations met recently in the French capital, accompanied by officials from 14 other European, African and Latin American nations, to sign a draft action plan against the transatlantic cocaine trade.