Noteworthy phenomena and emerging trends in illegal drugs (2010-2011)
Tendances n° 78, OFDT, 6 p.
The twelfth edition of the TREND (Emerging Trends and New Drugs) scheme took place in 2010. The main goal of TREND, established by the OFDT (French Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction) in 1999, is to identify and describe changes in trends and emerging phenomena in illegal or misused psychotropic substances. This issue of Tendances will also include the first set of data available on the first half of 2011, as provided by the seven local coordinating entities (Bordeaux, Lille, Marseille, Metz, Paris, Rennes and Toulouse).
This issue of Tendances is divided into three main sections. The first will examine the only major emerging phenomenon identified in 2010, the second will be devoted to describing recent trends and the third will examine changes in the use of the different substances monitored by the TREND scheme.
Agnès Cadet-Taïrou, Michel Gandilhon, Emmanuel Lahaie
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Drugs in Europe
- Drug facts, figures and analyses: across Europe and by country
- Latest trends and legal, political and social responses
- Selected issues: Vulnerable groups of young people; National drug-related research in Europe; Towards a better understanding of drug-related public expenditure in Europe
Country situation summaries
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) website has a concise overview for each EU Member State on their national drug situation, as well as legal texts in their original formats, an indispensable tool for monitoring and analysing legislative developments in the Member States.
The European Union and the drug phenomenon
The European Union & the drug phenomenon : Frequently asked questions , joint publication between the EMCDDA and the European Commission, october 2010, 12 p.