Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas

Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas

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This volume examines drug policies and the role of cooperation in the Americas. Many current and former politicians have discussed the failures of the war on drugs and the need for alternative approaches. Uruguay as well as Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana. The Organization of American states produced a report in 2013 which discussed alternative policy options to the drug war. This work examines the nature of cooperation and drug policies in the twenty-first century in the Americas, highlighting the major challenges and obstacles. The argument is that one country cannot solve drug trafficking as it is a transnational problem. Therefore, the producing, consuming, and transit countries must work together and cooperate.... persistent criminal investigation work, and an effective a#39;whole of governmenta#39; approach featuring coordination among judicial, police, ... INL provided the government of Peru with $31.5 million in 2011, $29.0 million in 2012, and an additional $23.3 million in ... Much of these funds were devoted to budgetary support for personnel engaged in manual eradication. ... Peru has continued construction on the Superior Technical School, an academy of the PNP described as 64 Barnett S.

Title:Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas
Author:Roberto Zepeda, Jonathan D. Rosen
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2014-12-18


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