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    Mexico Transnational Issues 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international: none

      Illicit drugs: illicit cultivation of opium poppy (cultivation in 2000 - 1,900 hectares; potential heroin production - 2.4 metric tons) and cannabis cultivation in 2000 - 3,900 hectares; government eradication efforts have been key in keeping illicit crop levels low; major supplier of heroin and marijuana to the US market; continues as the primary transshipment country for US-bound cocaine from South America; two major drug syndicates control majority of drug trafficking throughout the country; primary supplier of methamphetamine to the US market; growing producer and distributor of ecstasy

      NOTE: The information regarding Mexico on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mexico Transnational Issues 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mexico Transnational Issues 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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