The EU drugs strategy (2013–20) and its action plan (2013–16) (Perspectives on drugs)


The EU drugs strategy (2013–20) and the EU action plan (2013–16) were endorsed by the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union respectively on 7 December 2012 and on 6 June 2013. The main features of the current strategy and its first action plan, and how they aim to address Europe’s changing drugs problem, are presented in this analysis.

Part of the ‘Perspectives on drugs’ (PODs) series, launched alongside the annual European Drug Report, these designed-for-the-web interactive analyses aim to provide deeper insights into a selection of important issues.

Note that the online version contains additional interactive or audiovisual material not available in the PDF version.

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Table of contents

  • Analysis: the EU drugs strategy (2013–20)
  • Scope of regional drugs strategies in the world
  • Facts and figures
  • Other regional drugs strategies
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