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European Drug Report 2020

09.06.2021 - the EMCDDA publishes its European Drug Report 2021, the latest annual review of the drug situation in Europe. Based on data from 29 countries (EU 27, Turkey and Norway), the report offers new insights into the health and security implications of a complex and evolving drugs problem and of a drug market resilient to COVID-19 disruption.


ESCAPE Report 2018-2019

02.2021 - EMCDDA multi-city syringe study uncovers latest patterns of injecting drug use.

Emerging methamphetamine industry in Afghanistan

11.2020 - This EMCDDA paper also highlights an expanding market for ephedra.








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Drugs in Europe

2020 EMCDDA European Drug Report

How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting drug use, supply and services?
Drug use and harms
What are the health costs of drug use in Europe today?
Drug markets
What do the latest data tell us about drug production and trafficking trends?

These and other questions are explored in the 2020 European Drug Report, our annual overview of the drug situation in Europe.

  Statistical Bulletin 2020

The annual Statistical Bulletin contains the most recent available data on the drug situation in Europe provided by the Member States. These datasets underpin the analysis presented in the European Drug Report. All data may be viewed interactively on screen and downloaded in Excel format..

The European Union and the drug phenomenon

miniFAQDrugsEurope.jpgThe European Union & the drug phenomenon : Frequently asked questions, joint publication between the EMCDDA and the European Commission, october 2010, 12 p.