Special Political and Decolonization Committee


Jeremy Lye

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Committee: Special political and decolonisation Issue: War on narcotics Country: Haiti

  According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, heroin and other opiates accounted for the largest percentage of drug-related admissions of 20.0 percent, followed by marijuana of 17.0 percent. Due to the constant fostering of corruption, this has led to the abuse of drugs such as cocaine and marijuana. Furthermore, Haiti is an important transshipment point for cocaine reaching the United States and since 2005, illicit drug use in public and private schools has been continuously increasing. In 2014, the numbers reached their highest level. It is important for Haiti to reduce the number of its people abusing drugs as it could lead to further social problems. Hence, Haiti wishes to suggest the following ways to prevent this situation from getting worse in the future.

 Haiti can prevent drug abuse by reducing the...

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