Georgia and illicit drugs: trafficking, use and public policies
Drugs, International Challenges n° 13, OFDT, 8 p.
This thirteenth issue of Drugs, International Challenges is devoted to the prevailing situation in terms of drug trafficking, drug use and public policies in Georgia, a Caucasian country with a population of 3.7 million.
Georgia is currently facing a number of challenges regarding the issue of illicit drugs in a tense geopolitical context. First and foremost, safety is a major challenge since it is located at the crossroads of the Afghan heroin routes leading to the Russian Federation and the European Union.
Health issues also are challenging because of the high prevalence of HCV and HIV among its population as a result of the opioid epidemic and the toll paid by Georgian drug addicts due to the drug control policy pursued until recently.
Authors: Bruno Balduc, Michel Gandilhon OFDT
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