2004 Annual report: the state of the drugs problem in the European Union and Norway


The report on the state of the drugs problem in Europe presents the EMCDDA's yearly overview of the drug phenomenon. This is an essential reference book for policy-makers, specialists and practitioners in the drugs field or indeed anyone seeking the latest findings on drugs in Europe. Published every autumn, the report contains non-confidential data supported by an extensive range of figures.

Table of contents

  • An overview of the European drug situation
  • New developments in policies and laws
  • Drug prevention — working with communities and targeting those most at risk
  • Cannabis
  • Amphetamine-type stimulants, LSD and other synthetic drugs
  • Cocaine and crack cocaine
  • Heroin and injecting drug use
  • Treatment — meeting the needs of those with problems
  • Crime and prison issues
  • Evaluation of ‘national drugs strategies’ in Europe
  • Selected issues:
    • Cannabis problems in context — understanding the increase in European treatment demands
    • Co-morbidity