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An overview of recent changes in cocaine trafficking routes into Europe

Summary: 

This paper examines recent changes in cocaine trafficking routes into Europe was commissioned by the EMCDDA to provide background information to inform and contribute to the drafting of the EU Drug Markets Report 2016.

Main subject: 

drug markets

Additional information: 

This paper was commissioned by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) to provide background information to inform and contribute to the drafting of the EU Drug Markets Report (EDMR) 2016.

This background paper was produced under contract n° CT.15.SAT.0018.1.0 and we are grateful for the valuable contribution of the authors. The paper has been cited within the EDMR 2016 and is also being made available online for those who would like further information on the topic. However, the views, interpretations and conclusions set out in this publication are those of the authors and are not necessarily those of the EMCDDA or its partners, any EU Member State or any agency or institution of the European Union.