Policy Brief | Online Markets for Illicit Drugs in Georgia

Author: Ian Goodrich, Policy Analyst

Year: 2020

This policy brief presents the findings of a six-month study of online markets for illicit drugs in Georgia.

The brief examines Matanga, a cryptomarket platform and finds Matanga to be a substantial component of Georgia’s drug trade, generating hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue each month from the sale of illegal substances.

You can read the full policy brief here.

The document has two annexes: (1) Methodological Annex; (2) Substance Summary Data.