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Urges State Department to work with Afghan government to replace poppy with sustainable crops
 

WASHINGTON —Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, today urged Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to support the Afghan government’s plan to replace poppy cultivation with other sustainable crops. This would be achieved by replicating successes in the Helmand Food Zone elsewhere in the country.

Ambassadors of Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Bahamas emphasize need for counternarcotics assistance 
 

           WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), co-chairs of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, held a hearing today on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation, exploring ways to deepen counternarcotics cooperation with our neighbors in the Caribbean. 

Will combat illegal tunnel activity and narcotics smuggling on southwest border
 

Washington—Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) to combat illegal tunnel activity on the southwest border of the United States, passed the Senate last night by unanimous consent.

 

 WASHINGTON – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Co-Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will hold a hearing Wednesday, February 1 at 2:30 p.m. on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation.

Establishes new penalties for drug kingpins 
 

           WASHINGTON - Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to help combat international drug trafficking passed the Senate last night. 

Will combat illegal tunnel activity and narcotics smuggling on southwest border
 

            WASHINGTON — Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) to combat illegal tunnel activity on the southwest border of the United States, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today by a voice vote.

Press for answers on government strategy to curtail marijuana grow sites

          Washington–U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), co-chairs of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, held a hearing today on government efforts to curtail domestic marijuana cultivation.

 

Washington – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Caucus Co-Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, December 7 at 2:30 p.m. on government efforts to curtail marijuana cultivation on U.S. public lands.

 Increases criminal penalties for drug smuggling with radar-evading, single-seat aircraft;
companion bill passed House of Representatives with bipartisan support 

         

Will examine U.S. counternarcotics efforts in the Caribbean
 

            Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and Co-Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), will hold a hearing Wednesday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m. on U.S.-Caribbean Security Cooperation.

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Caucus on International Narcotics Control

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Washington, D.C. 20510
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