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Caucus on International Narcotics Control

 

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12 Jul

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control to Hold Hearing on Prescription Drug Abuse

This hearing examined prescription drug abuse in the United States.  According to a recent survey by Monitoring the Future — a University of Michigan study of U.S. students and young adults funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse — prescription drugs are the second-most abused category of drugs after marijuana.   

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01 Feb

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation

At this hearing, the Caucus examined drug-related violence in the Caribbean and U.S. security assistance through the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative.  Senator Feinstein emphasized the importance of focusing on the Caribbean where drug traffickers are bound to return – and in many cases already have – as a result of increased enforcement efforts in Mexico and Central America.

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07 Dec

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Holds Hearing on Marijuana Cultivation on U.S. Public Lands

At the hearing, Senator Feinstein expressed concern with emerging trends related to illegal marijuana grow sites including; weapons and violence, state medical marijuana laws that have complicated law enforcement efforts, and organized grows in open backyards and farmland. 

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19 Oct

Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control Hearing on U.S.-Andean Security Cooperation

This hearing focused on opportunities for increased U.S. counternarcotics cooperation with Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela.

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United States Senate

Caucus on International Narcotics Control

Hart Senate Office Building
Room 517
Washington, D.C. 20510
Phone (202) 224-9032