New psychoactive substances: global markets, glocal threats and the COVID-19 pandemic — an update from the EU Early Warning System

Series type: Rapid communication

Summary

In this update from the the EU Early Warning System aims to provide insights into what is happening with new psychoactive substances in Europe, based on data from the agency’s early warning and risk-assessment activities. The report covers the period until October 2020 and this year focuses on global markets, glocal threats and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Table of contents

  • Purpose
  • Introduction
    • Background
    • Global markets, glocal threats and the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Situation in Europe
    • Overview of notifications
    • Overview of seizures, 2019
    • Opioids
    • Synthetic cannabinoids
    • Benzodiazepines
  • Global markets, glocal threats: the case for strengthened early warning, preparedness and response measures
  • References
  • Annexes
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Pages 
30
Price 
Free
ISBN 
978-92-9497-558-4
Pub. DOI 
doi:10.2810/921262
Catalog Number 
TD-03-20-796-EN-N

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