TitleInternational action to combat drug abuse and illicit trafficking : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Strongly condemns the crime of drug trafficking in all its forms and urges all States to remain steadfast in their political commitment to the concerted international struggle to put an end to it; calls upon the international community to provide increased international economic and technical co-operation to Governments, at their request, in support of programmes for the substitution of illicit crops by means of integrated rural development programmes that respect fully the jurisdiction and sovereignty of countries and the cultural traditions of peoples; requests countries that produce the chemical substances necessary for the manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances to take the initiative in adopting measures which ensure effective control of the export of such substances; requests the Secretary-General to undertake as soon as possible, a study on the economic and social consequences of illicit traffic in drugs and to ask Member States for their views on the scope and context of such a study; calls upon all States to take prevention and rehabilitation measures and also increasingly stringent political and legal measures to eliminate the demand for narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances; calls upon Member States substantially to increase their contributions to the UN Fund for Drug Abuse Control.
Adopted at the 82nd plenary meeting, 15 Dec. 1989. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 44th session, Volume 1, 19 September-29 December 1989. - A/44/49. - 1990. - p. 221-223. - (GAOR, 44th sess., Suppl. no. 49).