The Patterns of Drug Abuse in France
As late as 1965 the representative of France, in describing the situation, was still able to say that “addiction did not present social problems in France, but was still an individual evil which called for close attention. No country could be sure of being exempt from the scourge. In France, drug addiction was mainly of therapeutic origin and, thanks to the strict regulations and to the cooperation of doctors, the number of cases could be kept quite small...” (Report of the Twentieth Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, E/4140, E/CN. 7/488, p. 31).
KeywordsDrug Abuse Drug Addiction Drug Trafficking Narcotic Drug Heroin Addiction
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