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The supply of hashish to Europe

Summary: 

This paper examining the supply of hashish (the psychoactive drug made by compressing the resin glands, or trichomes, of the female cannabis plant) to 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 background paper was produced under contract n° CT.15.SAT.0055.1.0 and we are grateful for the valuable contribution of the author. The paper has been cited within the European Drug Markets Report 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 author and are not necessarily those of the EMCDDA or its partners, any EU Member State or any agency or institution of the European Union.