Latest news on synthetic drugs - October 2018

October 2018 – UNODC: Asia Pacific drug enforcement leadership consider strategies to address alarming levels of production and trafficking

The 42 nd meeting of the Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Asia and the Pacific (HONLAP) has gathered in Bangkok to discuss trends in the manufacture, trafficking, and use of illicit drugs in the region, as well as strategies and operational responses to address the situation. Delegations are also sharing information on their implementation of recommendations made at the 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, and preparations for the coming Ministerial Commission on Narcotics Drugs (CND) in 2019.

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