INTERNATIONAL: Suppreiiion ol Illegal Narcotica
Governments of some ol the principal drug-exporting. Latlnaving at least limited successefforts, bached by the US. to combat narcoticsrange from good to poor, and the gains are mainlyThere has been little disruption ot Illicit cropIs expected to rise this year In most areas.may gradually gain around,
The US Drug Enforcement Adminislralion and the National Institute on Drug Abuse say thai more thanlldon people In the US are expected to spend upfaon Ihis year to consumeons of heroin, as much asons of cocaine, andons ol marijuana. Nearly all of these drugs come Irom crops grown in fore-gn countries. wherortlegaJ drug acuvibos are an important par. of tne ioca> economy,Original document.