A European guide to tackling drugs

Europe’s leading drug policy organisation issues a new comprehensive guide highlights the swiftly changing nature of both drug problems & effective responses.

Drugs in Europe 2017: new threats

The 2017 EMCDDA European Drug Report highlights concerns over drug overdoses, new drugs, the rise of fentanyl and whether EU countries will legalise cannabis.

UK drug report 2017

European Drug Report puts the UK in a European context, highlights our high levels of heroin, cocaine & MDMA use and our troubling drug-induced mortality rate.

Latest on European drug markets

New online resource from European Centre for Monitoring Drugs and Drug Abuse provides excellent concise overview of €24billion European drug markets.

Paying drug users to stay in treatment

New systematic review from the EMCDDA suggests that “contingency management” (financially rewarding drug users) is effective at helping them stay in treatment.

European drug markets – 2016 update

Europe, both as individual countries and, collectively, as the EU may have good intelligence about the way the European drug markets work but has limited impact on disrupting them.

How is heroin produced?

This excellent new motion graphic from the EMCDDA provides a schematic overview of selected stages of a production process.

The Internet and Drug Markets

One of the most interesting themes of the report is the exploration of the reasons why experienced drug users choose to use online drug markets rather than conventional sources of supply.

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