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  • Possession For A Small Amount Of Narcotics
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    R. vs. Keilty In the case R. vs. Keilty the accused, Keilty, was charged and convicted of trafficking in narcotics. He then appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada on the grounds that the trial judge erred in law. The facts in the case were not disputed but the actual definition of possession under section 2 of the Narcotic Control Act was the issue. The appellant never actually did sell the narcotics nor did he at anytime have possession. It is illogical to convict a person of possession when t...
  • Contra Figure Oliver North
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    An August, 1996, series in the San Jose Mercury News by reporter Gary Webb linked the origins of crack cocaine in California to the contras, a guerrilla force backed by the Reagan administration that attacked Nicaragua's Sandinista government during the 1980's. Webb's series, "The Dark Alliance", has been the subject of intense media debate, and has focused attention on a foreign policy drug scandal that leaves many questions unanswered. This electronic briefing book is compiled from declassifie...
  • Traffickers Of Illegal Drugs
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    14 April 2002 METHODS OF TRAFFICKING AND COUNTERS Many people choose to try and make fortunes through the illegal trade of drugs. This type of business gives the highest return of dollars spent, but is one of the hardest products to ship. There are many techniques that have been used throughout the years in order to try and get the illegal substances into the United States, which leads to the government's response to counter the illegal transshipments. Although the War on Drugs appears to be a f...
  • Drug Traffickers
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    "The potential supply of drugs is virtually unlimited; trafficking routes and points of entry into the U.S. are multitudinous; and once destroyed laboratories, drug shipments, planes, money, chemicals, and other trafficking assets can be replaced easily". Robert L. Clawson and Rensselaer W. Lee give their readers insight into cocaine trafficking, the effects of cocaine on the Andes, and what has been done to lower the amount of cocaine produced and exported. Together the authors paint a picture ...
  • Mexican Drug Traffickers
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    Introduction Approaching and addressing international drug issues in 1999 is not a simple task due to numerous contradictions that involve the inherent nature of economics, politics, culture, and individual ideologies. The normal attributes of drugs, as well as the changing characteristics of these mind-altering substances, makes them the center of complex studies that end up producing contradictory and inconclusive reports. Furthermore, confusion results from the study of available literature d...
  • Colombia Drug Traffickers
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    Executive Summary A pressing threat to the global, illegal drug trade has come directly from the country of Colombia. By 1990, drug cartels from the cities of Medellin and Cali had threatened to bring the country to a standstill. A new constitution came into effect in 1991, which provided greater judicial powers and strengthened government control. Today, drug trafficking from Colombia continues to grow - courtesy of the pragmatic Cali and Valle del Cauca cartels, bringing in an estimated $46 bi...
  • Controlled The Drug Enforcement Agency
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    How can drug trafficking be controlled The Drug Enforcement Agency has tried to limit the drug trafficking problem coming from countries south of the U.S. Also many other law enforcement agencies. The southern hemisphere has given the U.S. a really hard time with the international drug trade. Where do drugs come from Most of the marijuana Smuggling routes that come into the United States comes from the south. Columbia is one of the main contributors to the problems of the drug war. Not only does...
  • Increase In The Amount Of Illegal Drugs
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    Drug Trafficking The dealing of illegal drugs has existed for a very long time in Canada. People have been smuggling drugs in many different ways and there have been many popular drug busts that occurred as a result. Some of the most common illegal drugs being dealt are marijuana, cocaine, opium, crack, and so on. Some of these drugs damage your body while others act as medicine and help people to overcome certain types of illnesses and diseases. The big debate these days is whether to legalize ...
  • War On Drugs Against Terrorism
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    10 April 2002 WAR ON DRUGS IS A DOMESTIC PROBLEM The new policy that the government has unfolded on the War on Drugs, has pointed the finger of responsibility toward stopping terrorism by stopping the individual drug users. Terrorism affects the entire world, and the United States has assumed a position at the spearhead to confront it. There is no way to actually stop terrorism, but one way to financially divert the problem is to stop the money from flowing to the organizations. The War on Drugs...
  • Drug Corruption
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    SOCIAL CONDITIONS Social problems include a rapidly increasing population, inequitable income distribution, regional imbalances, and a discontented middle class. In addition, rampant drug trafficking has destabilized large parts of society and corrupted officials. The benefits of the substantial economic progress since the mid-1980's have been enjoyed mainly by those already wealthy, and even this progress was interrupted by the 1994 1995 financial crisis. Throughout the 1960's and 1970's, the p...
  • Being Among Afghanistan's Biggest Drug Traffickers
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    Like a frustrated hunter, the head of the local anti-drug squad keeps snapshots of the ones who got away. ADVERTISEMENT Rail Europe One photo shows a prisoner wearing a flat, round pa kol hat, standing in front of 10 pounds of opium packaged in plastic bags laid out on a table. Lt. Nyamatullah Nyamat took the picture on the February day he arrested the suspect. Hours later, the man was freed. The stocky, plain-spoken cop glumly tossed another photo onto a desk in his basement office as if playin...
  • Drugs Throughout The 1980's
    750 words
    History Colombia was one of the three original countries along with Ecuador and Venezuela that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830. Over the last 40 years, there has been a campaign to overthrow the government partially because of the drug trades throughout Colombia. The movement does however lack support from military and support from the necessary influences. In recent years, there have been challenges for control of the territories throughout Colombia and also for the drug trad...
  • Drug Trade In Other Countries
    681 words
    15 April 2002 WAR ON DRUGS SHOULD FOCUS ON TRAFFICKERS The War on Drugs is a never-ending struggle that appears to have no end. The problem with fighting the supply and demand sides of the war is that the suppliers often do not appear to play by the same rules of engagement. In order for the United States to successfully battle the War on Drugs, the focus should be centered on activities within American borders. When the United States declared the War on Drugs, there was an assumption that other...
  • Cali And The Mexican Cartels
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    The drug cartel based in Cali, Colombia, was one of the largest players in the multi-billion dollar worldwide cocaine industry. Although their operations are highly illegal, opposed by both Colombian and US law enforcement agencies, the cartel continues to run a very effective operation. The vast majority of this cocaine is destined for the US market. It reaches the US by numerous routes - by air, by sea, but mostly over land by Mexico. Once the cocaine reaches the United States, Cali has makes ...

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