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Himalayan Highs

Avr 13th, 2016 | By
Himalayan Highs

            Himalayan Highs Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, geographer and research fellow at CNRS. Cannabis Now Magazine, Issue 19, March 2016, pp. 42-46 (4100 signs + 11 photos).   Himalaya Highs Although it has become illegal in 1985 under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, hashish has been produced in India for
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The Supply of Hashish to Europe

Avr 12th, 2016 | By
The Supply of Hashish to Europe

            The Supply of Hashish to Europe Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-Prodig) Background paper commissioned by the EMCDDA for the 2016 EU Drug Markets Report European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction Lisbon: EMCDDA April 2016 (39 000 signs) Read « The Supply of Hashish to Europe » (pdf download from the EMCDDA Website)
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The myth of the narco-state

Juin 11th, 2015 | By
The myth of the narco-state

The myth of the narco-state Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS-Prodig) Space and Polity Special Issue: Drugs, law, people, place and the state: ongoing regulation, resistance and change 2016, Volume 20, Issue 1, pp. 26-38 DOI: 10.1080/13562576.2015.1052348 Published online: 11 June 2015 Abstract Despite being used repeatedly in different contexts, the term “narco-state” has never been satisfactorily defined
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Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India

Avr 7th, 2015 | By
Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India

Illegal Opium Production in the Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, India.[i] Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (CNRS – Prodig) European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, Winter-Autumn 2014, n° 45, pp. 9-32.   Abstract: Illegal opium production in India is likely to have been greatly underestimated for years, as shown by the recent estimates of illegal cultivation in some parts
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Hashish Revival in Morocco

Jan 13th, 2014 | By
Hashish Revival in Morocco

Hashish Revival in Morocco  Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (a) & Kenza Afsahi (b) a CNRS–Prodig, 2, rue Valette 75005 Paris–France b Clersé, Université de Lille 1, bâtiment SH2 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex–France International Journal of Drug Policy Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 416-423. ISSN 0955-3959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2014.01.001. (9,966 words /64,000 signs). This paper received a Scientific Paper Award from
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Illegal Trades Across National Borders

Mai 1st, 2013 | By
Illegal Trades Across National Borders

          Illegal Trades Across National Borders (Introduction to An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia) Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy  in An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia: The Illegal Trade in Arms, Drugs, People, Counterfeit Goods and Natural Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia  Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy (Ed). April 2013, I.B. Tauris / Irasec, London, pp.
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An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia

Mai 1st, 2013 | By
An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia

          An Atlas of Trafficking in Southeast Asia: The Illegal Trade in Arms, Drugs, People, Counterfeit Goods and Natural Resources in Mainland Southeast Asia Edited by Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy. With articles by David Capie, Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy, Vanda Felbab-Brown, David Feingold, Bertil Lintner. Maps (32) by Geneviève Decroix (GeoAtlas base maps). April 2013, I.B. Tauris, London, 256
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A Typology of the Unintended Consequences of Drug Crop Reduction

Déc 12th, 2012 | By
A Typology of the Unintended Consequences of Drug Crop Reduction

          A Typology of the Unintended Consequences of Drug Crop Reduction  Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy Journal of Drug Issues First published on December 11, 2012 as doi:10.1177/0022042612467009. Volume 43, Issue 2, April 2013, pp. 216 – 230 (8,330 words / 56,000 signs). Full text in PDF ABSTRACT Drug control policies and interventions, like
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Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade

Southeast Asia’s Thriving Drug Trade Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy World Politics Review, 25 October 2011.   From the early 1950s until 1990, when Afghanistan’s opium production surpassed that of Myanmar, most of the world’s illicit opium originated in mainland Southeast Asia. This is partly because the region’s rugged hills and mountains, heavy monsoon rains and lack of
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Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

Nov 7th, 2011 | By
Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere

Finding an Alternative to Illicit Opium Production in Afghanistan, and Elsewhere Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy International Journal of Environmental Studies, Vol. 68 N° 3, pp. 373-379.   Abstract Prohibition attempts have failed for over a century, as the case of Afghanistan shows. There are many and complex reasons for this. Illicit opium production has benefited from synergies
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