US State Department

Dept. of State*The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) is an annual report by the Department of State to Congress prepared in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act. It describes the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade.

2009 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Organized crime groups use Montenegro as a transit country for cannabis from Albania and Kosovo, and smaller amounts of other narcotics from the Middle East (heroin) and Latin America (cocaine), destined for the western Balkans and Western Europe. A small proportion of the smuggled narcotics is sold in the small but growing domestic market…

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  2. http://www.state.gov/p/inl/rls/nrcrpt/2009/vol1/116523.htm

2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Corruption and the perception that corruption is tolerated are common in Montenegro, and affect both law enforcement and the judiciary. The Government attempts to identify, prosecute and punish instances of official corruption, but does not specify whether the acts underlying specific disciplinary actions and prosecutions are narcotics-related or not…

  1. 2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report I (PDF) >>>
  2. 2008 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report II (PDF) >>>

2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report

Organized crime groups use Montenegro as a transit point for drug smuggling, due to the country’s central location, topography – both coastal and mountainous – and its past reputation as a facilitator of smuggling. Cannabis is smuggled from producers in Albania and Kosovo, en route to the Western Balkans and Western Europe; heroin from Southwest Asia transits Albania and Kosovo, crossing Montenegro before being transported further into Western Europe.

  1. 2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report I (PDF) >>>
  2. 2007 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report II (PDF) >>>