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EnviroTech :: Regulatory
EU Commission Proposes Tighter Controls on Precursors for Illegal Drugs
9:23 AM MDT | September 27, 2012 | Sotirios Frantzanas
The European Commission has made two proposals to close loopholes in current European Union (EU) legislation on precursors for the illegal drugs methamphetamine and heroin. The precursors are legal chemicals contained in a wide variety of products, but which can be illegally diverted to produce narcotics, the commission says. The new proposals are intended to reinforce controls on the precursors within the single European market and at the borders of the EU through customs, as well as contribute to early-stage prevention of illicit drug manufacturing. These...
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