European Drug Report 2016

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European Drug Report 2016

What are the latest trends in drug supply to Europe? What drugs are causing the most harm and concern today? What are the most recent developments in drug prevention, treatment and policy? These and other questions will be explored on 31 May in our annual overview of the European drug situation. #EDR2016

Launch details

Date: 31 May 2016
Time: 10:00 Western European Time (Lisbon) (11:00 Central European Time) Venue: Conference Centre, Praça Europa 4, Cais do Sodré, 1249-206, Lisbon

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European Drug Report 2016:
Trends and Developments

The health risks of high-potency products, the continued emergence of new substances, and changing patterns of drug use are among the issues highlighted in the European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments. The report also examines concern over rises in overdose deaths in some countries and the threats posed by internet drug markets.

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European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments in Europe's drug situation

Cannabis resin production explained

Drug use problems and mental health: comorbidity explained

Opioid substitution treatment explained

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Recoding of press conference:

National launches


Date of event: 31 May
Venue: Nicosia 
EMCDDA staff present: Roland SimonHead of unit — Consequences, responses and best practices unit

Czech Republic

Date of event: 31 May
Venue: Prague 
EMCDDA staff present: Linda Montanari, Principal scientific analyst — TDI, treatment and social exclusion


Date of event: 31 May
Venue: Bratislava 
EMCDDA staff present: Cláudia Costa Storti, Scientific analyst — Economic analysis


Date of event: 2 June
Venue: Rīga 
EMCDDA staff present: Julian Vicente, Head of unit — Prevalence, data management and content coordination unit


Date of event: 7 June
Venue: Stockholm 
EMCDDA staff present: Alexis Goosdeel, Director


Date of event: 19 October
Venue: Ljubljana 
EMCDDA staff present: Gregor Burkhart, Principal scientific analyst — prevention