Source: United Nations,
Office on Drugs and Crime: World Drug Report, Vienna, 2008
Note: 1 kg of morphine is assumed to be equivalent to 1 kg of
heroine. Due to limitation of space, country names were abbreviated:
Russia stands for Russian Federation, UK stands for United Kingdom,
USA stands for United States of America.
The forth largest seizure of heroine and
morphine was reported from China - far more than from India or the
United States of America. This indicates that China is beginning to
have a serious drug problem.
In relation to the population size, the
Netherlands had rather high seizures of heroine and morphine - far
larger than Germany, France or the United States of America. China
and India had only small amounts of heroine seizures in relation to