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Table SZR-4. Quantities (kg) of herbal cannabis seized, 1995–2011

Country19951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Belgium 381045679139072246329162170:2646613194385450584563127324891448652085095
Bulgaria:::75102961834776898714211138251246391035
Czech Republic :::::::10178169103108122393172278441
Denmark ::::::::2453413045:171366375168
Germany::41671489715022587120796130258253843014295437708932429848753957
Estonia ::::::2051291111782271553
Ireland 782354566208959056002021041513157639295729131865
Greece 1138254012819175101416714908116531394371534752801112373691046017320772613393
Spain(1):1326724889412765353532461666999666510123337511673271517535
France(2)305631280345235223382486639226147399539323062377430483423349645655450
Italy :::397252142426013366731638515339349124854985455124008098550510908
Cyprus 1363912930293895623181351483571569776
Latvia 118223::1947682661842186134
Lithuania ::::::165301610672160144828643
Luxembourg :16355481318172317621321154911
Hungary(3):::::11213110320792162266347255293528209
Malta :::::00.020.1325221:0.24580.81.5
Netherlands(4):::::10330224479958:9000440066405470::45005000
Austria ::::34215622824505535065041392887530776912621
Poland::::::9151523323322740235349388315021265
Portugal(5)160367276622323536126511912115213337504540108
Romania ::::::::72903471117211520919981252
Slovenia(6)::::::1121100:85112553157404241189613
Slovakia(7)3202487415371849168817152917135821157369171137
Finland :::::14143245264332.936561008097
Sweden(8)25673198345639909757186322106448263375264
United Kingdom1387234304311202173015885254902674135012294122155520652258592016333363179462173622000
Croatia::::::738595435428983202239221255422421
Turkey ::::::97465538700775711133922228.182554631222419404415455251
Norway ::::::351054834443276151122209219
Total56777138341116627116668749529267712652612977282751725306639089238892439754999393107405
 

Notes:

Numbers are rounded to the nearest kg except for quantities less than 1 kg where more precise information is provided when available.

(1) 2005 data include seizures of seeds and other cannabis products except resin and plants.

(2) In 2002 and 2003, seizures of cannabis products cannot be broken down by product; 57115 kg of cannabis were seized in 2002 and 82515 kg in 2003.

(3) 2000 to 2003 data include both seizures of herbal cannabis and cannabis plants.

(4) In 2008 and 2009 UNODC figures are available: 42360 and 5940 respectively. In 2010 because of possible incompleteness and unknown unreliabilities figures were truncated by the WODC. Four police regions did not report about seizures. Figures include seizures by Customs and Military Police. Figures are a ‘reasonable indication’, as well the more the 50% (2500 kg) of the figure reported is Dutch-grown weed. In 2000 and 2001, data include both marihuana and Dutch-grown weed; in 2002, data include marihuana only.

(5) Data include cannabis seeds, leaves and other cannabis products except resin, pollen and plants. In 2009 6.4 kg of cannabis leaves; 1.1 kg of cannabis seeds; 2095 cannabis seeds were also seized.

(6) In 2003, seizures of cannabis resin and herbal cannabis cannot be broken down by product; 220.16 kg of herb and resin were seized in 2003.

(7) Data before 2000 include total of herbal and plants.

(8) Over the period 2002-2005, data included seizures of both herbal cannabis and cannabis plants.

Source:

Reitox national focal points. See Table SZR-0 part (i) and Table SZR-0 part (ii)

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