Drug Trafficking a threat (7h 28min, dec 30, 1980 y – 10h 12min, jan 8, 1981 y)
A Presidential Commission on drugs finds that illegal drug trafficking presents a threat to American national security. It states, "The violence and corruption that are integral parts of organized criminal drug trafficking take the lives of American and foreign officials and private citizens, undermines drug control efforts and threatens entire governments to the extent that the stability of friendly nations is threatened, particularly in this hemisphere. Our national security is jeopardized." https://www.shmoop.com/drugs-america/timeline.html
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History of drug use in America Timeline
A historical timeline of drug use in American culture and hi...