Marijuana News – These Caribbean Nations Are Considered Major Illicit Drug Countries


News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 13, 2018: The U.S. government has named five Caribbean countries as “major illicit drug producing countries and/or drug-transit countries” in its latest State Department International Narcotics Control Strategy Report.

The five are: Jamaica, The Dominican Republic, The Bahamas, Belize and Haiti.

JAMAICA

Jamaica, according to the US report, is the largest Caribbean supplier of marijuana to the United States and a significant transit point for cocaine trafficked from South America to North America and other international markets.

The report also said that traffickers likewise export Jamaican-grown marijuana to other Caribbean countries in return for illicit firearms and other contraband.

“Illicit drugs are also a means of exchange…

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