U.S. State Department Official Recognizes World Drug Day, Recommits To Countering Illegal Drug Trade Worldwide
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: The Fight Against Drug Abuse Continues in America and Around the Globe
Christine Cline, acting director in the Office of Policy, Planning and Coordination in the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the State Department, writes, “June 26 marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day. On this day, the global community joins forces to raise awareness about an issue that affects millions in the United States and around the world, and has lasting negative effects on communities — drug abuse. … The Bureau where I work, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is dedicated to countering the flow of illegal narcotics and minimizing transnational crime…” (6/26).