Drug Use and Regulation

Reports in this area of the collection discuss laws regarding the possession, sale, or use of narcotic drugs, particularly in Asian nations. These reports largely discuss criminal punishments for the distribution of narcotics. Reports dealing with pharmaceuticals and patent issues appear separately in the “Intellectual Property” project of this campaign, while other criminal law topics appear under “Crime and Law Enforcement.”

Note: these reports are provided for historical reference purposes only. They do not constitute legal advice and do not represent the official opinion of the United States Government. The information provided reflects research undertaken as of the date of writing and has not been updated unless specifically noted.

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