(Vienna, 10.03.2017) The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), the central UN policy-making body in drug-related matters, opens its 60th session in Vienna (13–17 March 2017). The CND meets every year to... Read more >>
Fact sheet No 2/2017 (Lisbon, 09.03.2017) Data from hospital emergency departments show that every year in Europe thousands of individuals experience drug-related toxicity and other harms, resulting in emergency presentations to hospital.
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News release No 3/2017 (Lisbon, 27.02.2017) Today, the EU reacted to serious concerns over the use of the synthetic cannabinoid MDMB-CHMICA by deciding to subject it to ‘control measures’ throughout the Union.
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(Lisbon, 09.02.2017) The Directors of FRA and the EMCDDA are at the European Parliament today where they will present to the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) highlights and priorities of the... Read more >>
News release No 2/2017 (Lisbon, 31.01.2017) In a two-day meeting under the auspices of the Maltese EU Presidency, HIV experts from across the EU will discuss how to reverse this trend and how to prepare Europe to achieve the set target of... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 30.01.2017) EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel is in Malta today where he will speak at the opening session of a two-day conference on HIV, co-organised by the Maltese EU Presidency and the European Centre for... Read more >>
Fact sheet No 1/2017 (Lisbon, 27.01.2017) As of today, the EMCDDA will be hosting an online Healthy Nightlife Toolbox (HNT), which collects and provides information on good-practice interventions targeting drug and alcohol use and related... Read more >>
News release No 1/2017 (Lisbon, 06.01.2017) This week, the EMCDDA embarks on a year-long presidency of a network of nine EU Justice and Home Affairs agencies (‘JHA network’), which play key advisory, operational and coordination roles in... Read more >>
(Lisbon, 06.01.2017) The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) would like to clarify that, while its activities include reporting on online drug markets, it is not recruiting hackers or... Read more >>