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Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2011

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2011


    UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2012


    Sales No. E.12.XI.5
    ISBN: 978-92-1-148269-0
    eISBN: 978-92-1-055239-4
    ISSN 0257-3717

    Reports published by the International Narcotics Control Board in 2011

    The Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2011 (E/INCB/2011/1) is supplemented by the following reports:

    Narcotic Drugs: Estimated World Requirements for 2012 — Statistics for 2010 (E/INCB/2011/2)

    Psychotropic Substances: Statistics for 2010 — Assessments of Annual Medical and Scientific Requirements for Substances in Schedules II, III and IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 (E/INCB/2011/3)

    Precursors and Chemicals Frequently Used in the Illicit Manufacture of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances: Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2011 on the Implementation of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988 (E/INCB/2011/4)

    The updated lists of substances under international control, comprising narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and substances frequently used i n t he i llicit m anufacture o f n arcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, are contained in the latest editions of the annexes to the statistical forms (“Yellow List”, “Green List” and “Red List”), which are also issued by the Board.


    The present report is being published in the year 2012, which marks the centennial of the adoption of the first international drug control treaty, the International Opium Convention signed at The Hague on 23 January 1912.1 The 1912 Convention, as it came to be known, can be thought of as the cornerstone of international drug control. The present report of the International Narcotics Control Board is dedicated to the hundredth anniversary of the adoption of that historic convention.