Drug Certification NPR's Ted Clark reports that the Clinton administration today released its annual report certifying whether various nations are fully cooperating in the fight against international drug trafficking. This year's report lifted sanctions against Colombia, which produces most of the cocaine and heroin consumed in the US. Colombia was still found not to be fully cooperating, but President Clinton waived sanctions under a "national interests" provision. There has been rising criticism of the certification process; US officials said today they hope to develop a more multinational approach to monitoring the anti-drug effort.
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Drug Certification

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Drug Certification

Drug Certification

Drug Certification

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NPR's Ted Clark reports that the Clinton administration today released its annual report certifying whether various nations are fully cooperating in the fight against international drug trafficking. This year's report lifted sanctions against Colombia, which produces most of the cocaine and heroin consumed in the US. Colombia was still found not to be fully cooperating, but President Clinton waived sanctions under a "national interests" provision. There has been rising criticism of the certification process; US officials said today they hope to develop a more multinational approach to monitoring the anti-drug effort.