European Drug Report 2021

European Drug Report 2021

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European Drug Report 2021

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected drug use and supply?
Drug use and harms
What drugs are causing the most concern today?
Drug production
What are the latest trends in drug production and trafficking?

Get the facts in the
European Drug Report 2021, launched in a live online media event on 9 June 2021.


European Drug Report 2021

European Drug Report 2021
(60 pages)

The annual Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems, as well as drug policy and responses.

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New benzodiazepines in Europe – a review

New benzodiazepines in Europe – a review
(48 pages)

This report provides a technical review of the current body of knowledge regarding new benzodiazepines that are monitored by the EU Early Warning System.

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Statistical Bulletin 2021

The annual Statistical Bulletin contains the most recent available data on the drug situation in Europe provided by the Member States. These datasets underpin the analysis presented in the European Drug Report. All data may be viewed interactively on screen and downloaded in Excel format.

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Launch details

Date: Wednesday 9 June 2021

Location: online

Press conference online:
 • Ylva Johansson,
European Commissioner for Home Affairs
 • Laura d’Arrigo, Chair of the EMCDDA Management Board
 • Alexis Goosdeel, EMCDDA Director

Time: 10.00 (Lisbon) / 11.00 (Brussels)

Watch live

Press contacts

On 9 June, calls from the media will be dispatched to our frontline team of experts. Please contact — Tel. (351) 211 21 02 91 or Tel. (351) 211 21 02 00.

On 10 and 11 June, please contact: Kathryn Robertson — (351) 935 994 027.

Languages: The press conference will be in English, with simultaneous translation available (ES, DE, FR, PT).

Country-specific interviews: Across Europe, staff at the Reitox national focal points will answer country-specific queries.

Embargoed copies and interviews:


National launches

Available soon.