While cannabis remains the most widely cultivated, trafficked and abused drug in Africa, amphetamine-type stimulants are seen as a new threat in the region.
What does ATS stand for?
ATS stands for Amphetamine-Type Stimulants
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Samples in periodicals archive:
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Among new issues to emerge during the current session of the CND was the increasing diversion of chemicals to manufacture illicit amphetamine-type stimulants, a group of synthetic drugs that includes ecstasy and methamphetamine.
There is, for example, a long and useful explanation of the stages of production and distribution for different kinds of drugs, marking the unique qualities of manufacturing and marketing from products like heroin, cocaine, and marijuana to synthetic drugs like amphetamine-type stimulants.
President Barack Obama's drug czar warned Americans Tuesday about the growing threat of designer drugs marketed as "bath salts" that are in fact dangerous amphetamine-type stimulants.
Worldwide prevalence of use of amphetamine-type stimulants, including methamphetamine (MA), is estimated to be greater than that for opioid use and cocaine use combined (UNODC, 2010).
Further to heroin and opium use, national authorities and UNODC are also seriously concerned about a growing trend of Amphetamine-type stimulants use in the region.
Apart from the increasing number of drug users in developing countries, the abuse of amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) and prescription drugs around the world is among the new trends mentioned in the recently released World Drug Report 2010 by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).