Psychotropic Substances 2017

Statistics for 2016 - 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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Prohibition of and restrictions on export and import pursuant to article 13 of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971

The Secretary-General has transmitted to all Governments notifications concerning the prohibition of the importation of specific substances in Schedules II, III and IV of the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of 1971 that were received from the countries indicated in the table below. The notifications are presented as follows: notifying countries listed alphabetically, followed by the prohibited substances and dates of notification. The prohibitions are effective, with respect to exporting countries, as of the date of receipt of the Secretary-General’s notification. Upon notification of a prohibition, an exporting country must take measures to ensure that none of the substances specified in the notification are exported to the country or any of the regions in the notifying country. Exports of a prohibited substance may be permitted only when a special import licence has been issued by the notifying country, in accordance with the provisions of article 13 of the 1971 Convention.

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