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APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 - ~ FOR OFFICIAL US~ ONLY ,lf'FS L/94~~2 _ 19 January 1981 ~ Worldwide Re ort _ p - NARCOTICS Af~ID DANGERQUS DRUGS = CFOUO 3/81) _ = FBIS FOREIta~! BROADCAST INFORMATIUN SERVICE - - FOR OF'FICIAL USE ONL~' APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2047102/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 NOTE JPRS publications contain information primarily from foreign ~ newspapers, periodicals and books, but also from news agency transmissions and broadcasts. Materials from foreign-language i _ sources are translated; those from English-language sources j ~ are transcribed or reprinted, with the original phrasing and - other characteristics retained.. Headlines, editoriai reports, and material enclosed in brackets - are supplied by JPRS. 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APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/48: CIA-RDP82-44850R000300074427-2 FOR OFFICiAL i1SE ONLY ~7PRS L/9492 19 January 1981 WORLDWIDE REPORT . NA~COTICS AND DANGEROUS DRUGS (FOUO 3/81) CONTENTS ~ ASIA AUSTRALIA Brief s Heroin Bust 1 Cannsbis Bust 1 BURMA Briefs Heroin Seized in Rangoon 2 MAI~IYSIA Briefs Constable Sentenced 3 Heroin Possession 3 Heroin Sentence 3 Possession Charges 3 CANADA Editorial Supports Legal Marihuana Distribution Centers ~ (Editorial; THE GLOBE AND MAIL, 20 Nov 80) 4 Stunning Growth of Drug Underground Reported ; (David Lancashire; THE GLOBE AND MAIL, 19 Nov 80)............ 5 ~ Hashish Importing Trial Draws to End (Tony Cote; THE CITTZEN, 27 Nov 80) 7 ' Briefs - Hashish Oil Seizure g - a - ~III - WW - 138 FOUO] ~ r. nn nnr�~in � rn~ n~n v APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 FOR OF'FICIAL USE ONLY - EAST EUROPE POLAND Briefs Heroin Smuggler Thwarted 10 LATIN AMERICA - ARGENTINA ~ ~ Briefs Cocaine Seized 11 Cocaine Traffickers 11 Drug Trafficker Arrested 11 Coca Leaves Seized 11 BOLIVIA Briefs Drug Arrest 12 Cocaine Seized 12 CHILE Briefs - Search for Drug 'irafficker 13 ~ _ WEST EUROPE DENMARK Narcotics Police Officer Discusses Heroin Wave (Lar.s-Ole Knippel; AKTUELT, 8 Nov 80) 14 Narcotics Police Urge Measures To Aid Enforcement (AKTTJELT, 8 Nov 80) 17 Court Sentences Last of Gang: Smuggled Hashish From Holland (AKTUELT, 8 Nov 80) 19 _ Pakistar.i Sentenced for Smuggling Morphine, Pill~ (Aiiders Wiig; BERLINGSKE TIDENDE, 16 Nov 80) 20 Authorities Concerned Over Hemp Cultivation in Jutland - (BERLINGSKE TIDENDE, 16 Nov 80) 23 _ Briefs Smuggled Morphine From Sri Lanka 25 Gang Sentenced; Smuggled Heroin 26 Heroin Smuggling Se~tences Upheld 26 -b- FOR OFF'ICI~T, ITSE ONLY APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/48: CIA-RDP82-44850R000300074427-2 FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY ~ NORWAY Paper Comments on Oslo`s Becoming European Drug Center _ (Editorial; ARBEIDERBLADET, 19 Nov 80) 27 Customs Authorities To Increase Antidrugs Measures _ (Helge Sorensen; AFTENPOSTEN, 26 Nov 80) 29 SWEDEN Teacher Trainees Quit in Protest Over Wide Drug Usage (Hans Kronbrink; DAGENS NYHETER, 3 Dec 80) 32 ` Cannabis Seized in Country's 'Biggest Drug Case' (Le.'f Dahlin; DAGE'~S NYHETER, 16 Dec 80) 34 _ Two More Arrested in What Police Call Biggest Drug Case _ (Leif Dahlin; DAGENS NYHETER, 17 Dec 80) 37 Briefs Vaxjo Narcotics Gang Arrested 38 IINITED KINGDOM Dr.ugs Gang Killer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment (Guy Rais; THE DAILY TII,EGRAPH, 20 I3ov 80) ..................0 39 ~hemist Used Firm's Lab To Make Drugs (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, 4 Dec 8d) 40 Briefs Smugglers :3il.ed 41 _ Heroin Hau1 4~- Drug Seizure Statist~cs 41 Cocaine Smugglers Sentenced 41 --c- ~ FOR OF'I'ICIAI, USE ONLY APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02148: CIA-RDP82-00850R040340070027-2 I AUSTRALIA - BRI~;FS HEROIN BUST--Ztao American men have appeared in syan~y~s Central Court on charges of illegally importing into Australia heroin estimated to be worth $500,000. They were arrested at Sydney airport shortly after midnight last night. Both were remanded in custody for a we~k. [Text] [OW060847 Melbourne Overseas Service in English 1230 GMT 5 Jan 81] CANNABIS BUST--A Brisbane magistrate has remandsd two German men in custody on charges of possessing cannabis worth an estimated $30,000. The court was told that customs officers and iederal police arrested the two men yesterday as they _ tried to take 7.5 kgs of cannabis ashore from the freighter Columbus New Zealand. It was alleged that one of the men boaght the drug in Panama and was to give it - to the other man to sell. The prosec.utor told the magiscrate that the men had , admitted to smuggling 5.5 kgs of cannabis into Sydney in the same way 4 months ago. - The men were remanded in custody to appear in conrt again in 10 days. [OW070053 Melbourne Overseas Service in English 1230 GMT 6 Jan 81] _ CSO: 5300 1 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 ~ - Buxr~ BRIEFS - HEROIN SEI2ED IN RANGOON--Rangoon, 20 Dec--Police sef.zed heroin in packets from two young men in Shwebontha Str~et, Pabedan Township yesterday. The young men are - Maung Soe of No (496), Shwebontha Street, and Maung San Thein of Aung Zeya Road, Gyogon, Insein. Police are taking action against them.--(217) [Text] [Rangoon THE WORKING PEOPLE'S DAILY in Engliah 21 Dec 80 p S] ~ CSO: 5300 - 2 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 MALAYSTA BRTEFS CONSTABLE SENTENCED--Police Constable Mohamed bin Jaffar, 31, has received a sen�- tence of 9 months 3ai1 for possession of 4.32 gra~ms of heroin. The offense occurred in Kuala Lumpur on 13 June 1977. Gccarding to testimony, Police Conatable Darwis saw M~ohamed put so~neth{.n~ in hi.s mouth as he was approaching him. Darwis aske3 ~ Mohamed to remove tt~~ ~bject antl found it was a small plastic packet c~ntaining a white substance believed to be heroin. He then p].aced Mohamed under arrest. [Kuala Lutnpur NEW STRAITS TIMES in Englisra 18 Nov 80 p 11] ~ , - HEROIN POSSESSION--Rosil b~n Malian, 29, has received a sentence of 6 months for possession of 0.04 grams oL heroin oa 1 September 1980 in Ipoh. [Ruala Lumpur NEW - STRAITS TT..MES in ~nglish 19 Nov 80 p 17j HEROIN SENTENGE--Lim Sam, 27, today was sentenced to 6 months in jail for possession , of an unspeci~ied amount of heroin on 11 September 1980 in Ipoh. [Kuala Lumpur NEW ' STRAITS TIMES in English 22 Nov 80 p 19] ~OSSESSION CHARGES---Norlia bin Abdul Harun, 38, has been found guilCy of possessing . 0.42 grams of heroin and 0.03 grams of morphine in Ipoh on 29 August 1980. He re~ ceived a 1-year sentence on the first charge and a 3-month sentence on th~ second charge. [F:uala Lumpur NEW 5UNDAY TIMES in English 23 Nov 80 p 10] ~ CSO: 5300 i - 3 ~ APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 CANADA EDITORIAL SUPPORTS LEGAL MARIHIIANA llISTRIBVTIQN CEN7fERS _ Toronto ~HE GLOBE AND MAIL in English 20 Nov 80 p t, - [Editorial: "Make It Legal and Clean It Up"? jText] - ' ~ LIlEe ~baltadeers passing s popa- ~ma'~3juana (fer a maximunn sen- in urban an:as ~rticutarly, an lar chon:s from gederatian to fence ot six mamths in jail n~ a inadequate respcrnse. - ge.leratian, .succeeding Ca~?adian fine of ~1,40Q) ar by way of indict. '~'h~s leaves the finai optian a governmeuts hav+e promised to meat (tor 8~uarimum se~~te~e legal source of suppty conirolled _ temper this c~ntry's harsh mari- ot sev~a yesrs). Haw cioes ihe by the ~overnment, either juana laws. Th~y ~ave can~ pros~cu2or decids? The law through its own outlet5 (alang the - demneci legislailat whicfi btands leAVes it to his discretion. lines ot liqtior c~ntrnl boards) oc - users of sucfi s dn~g as criminals The police "have [ar broa~er Ehrough licenced ~a-operatives. - and sends incre~ta~g nuatbe~s ot po~vers ot se~rr.h a~d ~iaur~ in 'X't"~ ~ attraction , of this them to prison. But they have even a~ dn~ c:~s~. sar~ as sct~eme is that, bY ~n8 ~P- ~n8~ ~~8- simAde~Fo~asessior, ot camrabis. P1Y and a rea.gonable pnice, the ` To~call this a animr dversight is tt~aa it~.y h~ve in a mua, ~~r a 8~e4sme~t could wea~ users to ignor~e that an estima~ed three othe~�'~ ~crirai~nal irrvestiga_ away from the ~or~s of orga- million Cru~dians us~ cannabis. tion." 'Ti"he Narcotic Cantroi Act ~ crime, ~ing the "proi� - In 197? 32,233 People w~re empowers t#eem to enter ae~ct iis. violence and corruptioz? asso- - charged with cannabis o~feac~s; ~y ciat.~d vvith large-scale illiMt traf- 37,812 were convicted, 90 per cent sonably~� believe you bav~e ~n ot tl~em tor simpie pos.3essio~; amount of mzrijuana; all they We~ ~vould undoubtedly need and 1,317 went W jail. Trie report need is a wrat o4 assistance, ~w taws penal;zing thos~ who - Canadian Catf~abis t;~atrol PoH- whicri is "c~t timited as to time use cannabLs while dr~ving ar cy: Pre~ared :br th~ Addictiaa or place ~nd is vaiid for t+he ecrtire ~rating hei~vy macbinery - but Research Famdat~ oi Ontario career of the officer to whoin it is ~ and exoerpted today an Page i;B,sued~~, eitie drug even na~+, we should - - Elght, autline.s In deta{1 the costs Tbe t~eport ~ several realize this pmbiem already ex- to the individuat, and w society. alternadve~. Oae is to make pos-~ isis. Ottawa stwuld acknowledge oi treating niari juana and haa~- sessian oC carmab~s punishabl~ tfiut sEwere prohibition has na ish as narcotic~. oNy by a fine; ihe probiem hPre det~cred an number ot For in~tance: "Cannabis and is tbat t~e police waild retain ~anadia~s fronq smoking the. hEroin otie~Ders are both subject broad, power~s a! search and sei- dru~. and tt~at the taw's three w t1~ same police pb~aPers, pro ~zure, and the individuai ~vo~uld major effects are to increase cesses af fingerpriniing and p~a- still have a criminal record. An- ~?forcement costs, to push young tograpt�_ing, crimin~l prc,.redures. other is W legaliz~e ihe po~ession P~Ple into dealing with disttibu- - PenaltY Pmvis~s and criminal~ of small quantities ot mari juana; tors involved in other illegal ac- - _ t~ord ~a~sequeace.s."'t'~:.Q pmse~ but iL~ld be at~.rd to sanGtion tfvities, and to ha~nd criminal cutor has a cbice betwee^~ pr~ the smokirt$~oi n~rijuana withoue ~O~ to thousands ot Cana- ceeding summat~itY a8~~ ~ introducing a leg,alized rysiem ot dians, primarily those too poor to - individual t~ouad in pos~es.saat ot distribution, an~b suBBestix?S that factory way~+ t reso~lv~e th'~s injus- individuals he allowed to S~ tice is W legaliae possession, and CSO : 532Q small amounts in their homes i~, ~~blis~ legal and tightly con. tnolled cenhe.s of dLstribution. 4 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 ~ CANADA ~ STUNNING GROWTH OF DRUG UND~itGR~DUND REPORTED Toronto THE GLOBE AND MAIL in English 19 Non 80 p 7 [Article by Lavid Lancashirel _ [Text] ALL H~fI~K E~idie. He lin'?~ into tt~ p?-escX?~on ~ads, who visit hali a dozen ~ ~ drug store on � cr~h,:hes. ~~is tace doc~tors, fak~ khe~ right symptoms and twisted and h,is te~~h clenched as $et hali a dozen genuine prescriptlons - he han�s uver a doctor's pr~scripcion for �'A ~r~dY dealer or an addicf can be a 30 pain-killing tablets. "Ttuit'11 be gr~at actar," says Eugene Wilson, assis- ~i 5p~" says the pt~arn?aci5k, Y=U?ng a tan~ directar of Ottawa's Bureau ot , _ vial wlth F~e~ piils~ ar~ E~die Dan~et~cws Drugs. Many simpty rob _ hobbles out ehe daar. , drng seores. "`In ~autheam Ontario alone nc~w~ the Eddie is a take. ~dis� g~'i~naax ch~g~s b~ae4~ rnai d~et ir~ pr~scription drugs is _ t~ a grin as he ~id~~s th~e cr+st~ in ihe ~n~qhing ~ike Si-mil~ion or i4-million a - trunk oi his car. A~~ tiours Laeez Eddie m~eh~,� says S~e. McAleilly. _ : is dancing at a r~id-4o~ dLsco. He sits But dru~ store narcotics are just a at a tabte, ot~ers the viai s~ a customer p~g of a~ irtdustry that is booming ~ and says; `~Guod ~_tuYf; ~nsaca, straiEbt~ across ~a,~sad~s, ~olice say. Supterinten- from the drug s;~ore. No i~mpurities. den� 3X~aaald Heator~ aat the R~M P's Drug - That'll be s45.,, Anoth~r batc3o af l~al F..r~f~o;c~:~nit Deperement esl5mates the narc4tics has chan~ed hands. iliegail~. ' t~raffi~c ~ imported narcotics at "up W. - ~~The junkies ~are diss;uv~rin~ t3iere $9-bifli~ a year" - nnore than ~330-nu1- - are atl kinds ol gY'oo~ry 1~ga1 cl~r~gs out lion ~ naonth. Locatty made chemical there," says Norznari Paan~ica, senior ,~ug~ push th~ ~stlznatees cyven Wgher. - consultant to thee G~~uncil san 1~n.ig Abuse. ~~C~nada is a tutl partn~er ih a massive "Even some oid-titsr,e addicts are w~r!d-arid~ ~roliteration of �ru8 abuse~�� switching to pres~ripeion stuff. � the superintendent says. ~~When guys bireak ine~ a drug stoa~ a"~=� ~8 P~tem doesn't make ~the � novr tt~ey dcm't ste~.i watches or carneras. taeaailines r:::,:h any more~ Yet a random shuffle t~+,r,z~r ~,i~ court records shows they szeal narcotics. I knotiv a junkie ~ ls: Police seize who made his girl irier~3 get a job a.5 a ~~sY ~~~~'Y _ dentist's assistanc just so she could steal with rai~ds in Toronto and Vancouver~ r prescriptiun blanks.,� ��It's the biggest new pmblem on the In Juty, ttiree bari~els inll of marijuana n~,~a ~e~e tne illici~ tlow of pre- are to~and at Toronto Airport In Nova ~ript'son drugs," adc~s Sgt. Barney Scotia, four tons of seized hashish are F Mc~Ieilly ot the l~d~�ra 3'oronto Police ~ed inbo a paPez' mil! furnace A To- dru~ squad "It's bigger +t4~an heroin." ronsa~ mac? i~ com~icted oi peddling co- Canada's drug underground today, caine ~ and mari juana tram ttis diaper is sv~rarming with Eddies. delivery v~. oNicial.s say~. And the ' ustry threatens to get busi- _ 'Th~y are addicts and dealers who steal er, warns ~upt. Aeaton. Wars and unr~st - 5 APPROVED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 APPR~VED FOR RELEASE: 2007/02/08: CIA-RDP82-00850R000300070027-2 in Tran, A~~haitistan arsd ~akista~ have ~G'~t'IeY.. .rlY'tCi r. i:3~: ~s~~;;~.r,, ~zr~ as~c3;i~~g up - sha[tered d~t.~~ CC.tE1iltJ1S t7! L'~2(7SC OpiUlri- :~'+fACL' i1~;iltly 1~-~~cti 't:"~.c~r C~.~+;~~' I[~~.�� growing ccsctntr:es ctnd t~eroirl expc~rts 5~ ti~w:i,~g ic, ,;s; ~t ~-~v . s~>r~�.i~:ti~xu ot have i~crea~~l, flc~djn~ Eurc~e witti ,~hdefs ;~~ate~-c ~;av~ high-quality ru~rcaiics. Tae suppi~ ~~~~i~ u~ ~f~: ...;r.p~.:::;.,,~, ;,~ri~~ar.~ t~e l3 S~d'~$t~lSl~ iv5 !'ati48' Jli1t�:~ `~S18EC~ ~~arKi if ~YttiflYr�l c~k~,;~ ~.~.i'�~.:i:!';;I`v~f;~~. w~l~ ~~y 4lG it Yri$t~~~ ~i tfnne until 1~ f~~::'%.i.air: 'ti'c~~~~=~ ~,!j r,~ia~'~,"I':i.l~~~~~! I~~ll. ~~d. - abundan~c.e 7ilt~rs tC the Car?adiarz xnaz- Iv~ars~~Ya~~e a~wi .>u:~,~~i~~: xaa~ -~.v;isai;I~: "in {~et,,~ ih~ 2~P~'P ofCicer told a rk~nf~r., a?~~,xi:' ~:rdir~~ait~~~