Bulletin on Narcotics: Review of the World Cannabis by United Nations

By United Nations

The Bulletin is a continuing e-book given that 1949, and offers info on advancements in drug keep watch over on the neighborhood, nationwide, neighborhood, and foreign degrees that may be of profit to the overseas group. This factor is set global hashish scenario, and appears on the technical elements of hashish construction, hashish intake, and at what's recognized approximately hashish markets in areas all over the world, highlighting the universality of the matter, in addition to on the impression of hashish.

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I. How cannabis is produced 35 Thus, conducting a comprehensive empirical survey would require observation in at least 176 countries and territories around the world. This is clearly infeasible. Even with a sampling approach, the costs of such an undertaking would be prohibitive. The UNODC annual reports questionnaire* asks Member States to estimate the number of hectares under cannabis cultivation in their respective countries, but most respondents do not fill out this section. In fairness, most States would have little knowledge of how to make such an estimate.

GTotal plants converted t o 1 plant per square metre outdoor equivalents. *The UNODC annual reports questionnaire is the mechanism through which Member States report to the United Nations o n the drug control situation in their respective countries. The questionnaire is a n integral part of UNODC's data collection activities. It is completed annually by Member States and consists of three parts: Legislative and administrative measures (part I); Extent, patterns and trends of drug abuse (part 11); and Illicit supply o f drugs (part 111).

The questionnaire is a n integral part of UNODC's data collection activities. It is completed annually by Member States and consists of three parts: Legislative and administrative measures (part I); Extent, patterns and trends of drug abuse (part 11); and Illicit supply o f drugs (part 111). 36 Bulletin on Narcotics, vol. LVIII, 2006 However, it is possible to combine the information available about the biggest markets and seizure data to come up with some idea of the number of hectares under cannabis plant cultivation, at least for those markets for which reliable estimates exist.

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