The Heroin Supply Problem

Ognibene, Peter J.
December 1972
New Republic;12/16/72, Vol. 167 Issue 23, p15
Focuses on the heroin supply problem in the United States. Role of legitimate businesses in heroin traffic; Use of quinine hydrochloride and mannite to dilute pure heroin; Comments on the war against the supply of heroin; Discussion of the Golden Triangle and the Turkey-Marseilles-New York route; Views of Nelson Gross, the State Department's senior adviser on international narcotics matters; Comments on the Knapp Commission hearings in New York regarding the alliance between the police and drug traffickers.


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