Psychotropic Substances 2016

Statistics for 2015 - Assessments of Annual Medical and Scientific Requirements for Substances in Schedules II, III and IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971

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This annual publication produced by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime provides up-to-date and comprehensive statistics as well as assessments of annual medical and scientific requirements concerning psychotropic substances; the various levels of consumption of groups of the substances, and also the prohibitions and restrictions relative to their export and import. This trilingual publication contains the English, French and Spanish versions.

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Receipt of statistics for 2015

Table II reflects the extent of compliance by Governments with the provisions of article 16 of the 1971 Convention in submitting to INCB annual statistical information for 2015. The table also shows to what extent Governments have voluntarily submitted additional information to INCB, pursuant to recommendations of the Board endorsed by the Economic and Social Council and by the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, that is, quarterly statistics on international trade in substances in Schedule II, and information on countries of destination of exports and countries of origin of imports of substances in Schedules III and IV (Council resolutions 1981/7, 1985/15 and 1987/30) and statistics on the consumption of psychotropic substances (Commission resolution 54/6). The following symbols are used in table II

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