TitleDemand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific purposes.
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Urges all Governments to give serious consideration to ways to bring about a rapid improvement in solving the problem of excess stocks of opiate raw materials held by the traditional supplier countries; commends INCB for its special report entitled "Demand for and supply of opiates for medical and scientific needs"; requests WHO to develop guidelines on the rational use of opiates and on the treatment of conditions for which opiates may be prescribed, with a view to assisting Governments in evolving national policy in this regard.
Adopted at the 13th plenary meeting, 24 May 1990. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1990, 1-25 May 1990. - E/1990/INF/6. - 16 July 1990. - p. 64-65. - Issued in ESCOR, 1990, Suppl. no. 1.