EMCDDA-Europol Webinar: EU Drug Markets – focus on amphetamine

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This webinar took place on 16 October 2023. Watch the recording >>

Objective: This webinar provides an overview of the EU amphetamine market, from production and trafficking, to distribution and use. The speakers will discuss the processes, materials and actors involved at different stages and levels of the market. Some attention will also be dedicated to captagon production and trafficking. Finally, key issues will be defined and recommendations for action at EU and Member State level will be provided.

Background: This webinar is dedicated to the amphetamine module of the EU Drug Markets: In-depth analysis, the fourth comprehensive overview of illicit drug markets in the European Union by the EMCDDA and Europol.


  1. Rita Jorge, Scientific analyst (EMCDDA)
  2. Laurent Laniel, Principal scientific analyst (EMCDDA)
  3. Hilde Sabbe, Senior Strategic Analyst (Europol)

Chairperson: Andrew Cunningham, EMCDDA

Format: Opening remarks, panellists’ presentations, Q&A 

Speakers will present:

  1. The state of play of the EU amphetamine market
  2. Production of amphetamine in the EU
  3. Europe’s role in the global captagon trade
  4. Criminal networks’ involvement in the amphetamine market in the EU 

Length: 1.5 hours

Participants: The webinar is open to all upon registration, after which the person will receive a link to connect.

Date: 16 October 2023, 10.00-11.30 Lisbon time (WEST) / 11.00-12.30 (CEST)

Platform: Zoom

Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kJ4MKZGeQauctWqr7mizhw


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