Treading the fine white line: cocaine trafficking

O'Hagan, A. ORCID: 0000-0001-5361-8320 and McNicholl, S., 2015. Treading the fine white line: cocaine trafficking. Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal, 1 (2): 00009. ISSN 2469-2794

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The illicit drug’s trade is a highly profitable business that grasps the interest of millions of people and equally affects millions of others. Cocaine is a highly addictive drug that plagues many countries. It is trafficked through various routes using a variety of methods by traffickers who adapt to the efforts of the authorities. This paper reviews all aspects of the cocaine trade: from how a market came to exist for cocaine to the well-established lucrative market that it is today. A thorough understanding of all aspects of the cocaine market is essential in order to be able to assess the effectiveness of the current methods that are being employed to combat the illicit cocaine trade. To discuss, seeking to reach a conclusion as to whether cocaine trafficking can be completely eradicated when such a lucrative market for cocaine exists.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Forensic Research & Criminology International Journal
Creators: O'Hagan, A. and McNicholl, S.
Publisher: MedCrave Online Journals
Date: 2015
Volume: 1
Number: 2
ISSN: 2469-2794
Rights: © 2015 O’Hagan et al. An international open access journal.
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Record created by: Jill Tomkinson
Date Added: 01 Mar 2016 11:04
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 09:17
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