Argentina’s national plan is based on preventive policy focusing on the family community, the school community and the workplace community.
There are high levels of cannabis use (6.9% of the population has used cannabis in last 12 months). Cocaine is second only to the US in cocaine consumption. Paco (coca paste) also a problem. It is inexpensive (30 cents per dose) and used by the poorest members of society.
Argentina is concerned of use of harm reduction as a ‘political football’ at CND.