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New EU drugs strategy endorsed

Lisbon, 14.12.2012

The new EU drugs strategy (2013–20) was endorsed by the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 7 December. Through an integrated, balanced and evidence-based approach to drugs, the strategy aims to contribute to reducing drug demand, drug supply and drug-related health and social risks. The strategy is structured around two policy areas (reducing supply and demand) and three cross-cutting themes: coordination; international cooperation; and information, research, monitoring and evaluation. For more on the strategy’s objectives, see Council's document (CORDROGUE 101).

About the EMCDDA

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. Inaugurated in Lisbon in 1995, it is one of the EU's decentralised agencies. Read more >>

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Page last updated: Friday, 14 December 2012