ADOPTED BY THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE
FOR THE ADOPTION OF A CONVENTION
ON PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES
OF THE CONVENTION ON PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES
PENDING ITS ENTRY INTO FORCE
1. Invites States, to the extent that they are able to do so, to apply provisionally the measures of control provided in the Convention on Psychotropic Substances pending its entry into force for each of them;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to transmit this resolution to the Economic and Social Council, the General Assembly and the World Health Organization, with a view to their reaffirming the invitation contained herein.
RESEARCH ON THE AMPHETAMINE DRUGS
Considering that the amphetamines are particularly liable to abuse and are objects of illicit traffic,
Considering that the therapeutic value of these drugs, though acknowledged, is limited,
1. Requests the World Health Assembly to encourage research on less dangerous substances capable of replacing the amphetamine drugs, and to sponsor such research within the limits of the available resources;
2. Recommends that governments with the necessary facilities should take similar action.
TRIBUTE TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OR AUSTRIA
Being convened by resolution 1474 (XLVIII) of the Economic and Social Council of 24 March 1970,
Having met in Vienna from 11 January to 21 February 1971, at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Austria,
Expresses to the Government of the Republic of Austria its deep appreciation for the facilities and courtesies extended to it by the Government, which contributed notably to the success of its work.