TitleDemand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs
Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs
Urges all Governments to continue contributing to the maintenance of a balance between the licit supply of and demand for opiates for medical and scientific needs; urges Governments of all producing countries to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961, and to take effective measures to prevent illicit production or diversion of opiate raw materials to illicit channels; urges consumer countries to assess their needs for opiates realistically, and to communicate those needs to the International Narcotics Control Board, in order to ensure easy supply; commends the Board for its efforts in monitoring the implementation of the relevant Economic and Social Council resolutions.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1998, New York, 22 Jan. and 3 and 6 Feb. 1998; resumed organizational session for 1998, New York, 7 May 1998; substantive session of 1998, New York, 6-31 July and 5 Aug. 1998; resumed substantive session of 1998, New York, 16 Dec. 1998 - E/1998/98 - p. 56 - (ESCOR, 1998, Suppl. no. 1).