Intelligence Law Glossary - Major Drug-Transit Country


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Major Drug-Transit Country

Statutory Law

22 U.S.C. § 2291(e)(5) (2010) (Title 22—Chapter 32: Foreign Assistance: International Development: International Narcotics Control)

(e) Definitions.  For purposes of this chapter and other provisions of this Act relating specifically to international narcotics matters—
   (5) the term "major drug-transit country" means a country—
      (A) that is a significant direct source of illicit narcotic or psychotropic drugs or other controlled substances significantly affecting the United States; or
      (B) through which are transported such drugs or substances[;]