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Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961

The Single Convention aims to combat drug abuse by coordinated international action. It seeks to limit the possession, use, trade, distribution, import, export, manufacture and production of drugs exclusively to medical and scientific purposes. It also combats drug trafficking through international cooperation to deter and discourage drug traffickers.

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The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 aims to combat drug abuse by coordinated international action. It seeks to limit the possession, use, trade, distribution, import, export, manufacture and production of drugs exclusively to medical and scientific purposes. It also combats drug trafficking through international cooperation to deter and discourage drug traffickers.

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For more information about Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 visit the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime website.

www.unodc.org

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