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    Cocaína: entre la extrema pobreza y las multimillonarias ganancias, la adiccion

    Manuel Sbdar
    10 December 2006
    In the media

    Un documento del Transtational Institute, plantea la distinción entre la hoja de coca y la cocaína.

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    Smokeable cocaine and crack in Brazil

    • Tom Blickman
    02 October 2006
    Paper

    In Brazil, the first large crack consumption market appeared at the end of the 1980s in São Paulo and expanded during the 1990s reaching its peak halfway the decade. Crack use spread to other regions in Brazil during the 1990s, in particular to youngsters from low-income population in urban areas. A 2002 survey among young street dwellers in all the state capitals revealed that crack had spread to 22 states.

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    Political Challenges Posed by the Failure of Prohibition

    • Ricardo Vargas
    01 May 2006
    Policy briefing

    After a slight dip in coca production during 2003 and 2004, the Andean region has returned to the historical average of 200,000 hectares of coca crops.

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    Los retos políticos frente al fracaso de la prohibición

    • Ricardo Vargas
    01 May 2006
    Policy briefing

    Luego de una ligera caída en la producción de coca durante los años 2003 y 2004, la región andina ha restablecido el promedio histórico de 200 mil hectáreas de hoja de coca que ha conocido el área durante los últimos 13 años