Colombian Cocaine Production Expansion Contributes to Rise in Supply in the United States [open pdf - 6MB]
Alternate Title: DEA Intelligence Report: Colombian Cocaine Production Expansion Contributes to Rise in Supply in the United States
From the Executive Summary: "Changes in key international cocaine market indicators point to the highest U.S. cocaine supply levels since at least 2007. National data also show the most significant increase in domestic cocaine usage since at least 2009. Recent cocaine production and U.S. Transit Zone movement indicators have reached the highest levels ever observed. Cocaine supply and usage in the United States is rising and will likely continue to expand in the near term based upon a body of rising indicators, though some usage indicators may increase at slower rates than others. Barring a significant shift in the Government of Colombia's (GOC) policies, drug trafficking organization (DTO) behavior, or U.S. drug consumer preferences, this trend is likely to amplify through at least 2018."
DEA-DCT-DIB-014-17; Drug Enforcement Administration-DCT-DIB-014-17
Drug Enforcement Administration: https://www.dea.gov/