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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2008) Monitoring the supply of heroin to Europe. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.

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In recent years, anxiety in Europe has increased about the impact of record opium harvests in Afghanistan, and a decrease in heroin retail prices. This datasheet provides a condensed review of the key issues about how heroin manufactured from Afghan opium reaches European consumers via the Balkan and northern routes.

Table of contents
• Foreword
• Introduction
• Afghanistan: main producer of illicit poppy
• Heroin entering Europe: the different routes
• The Balkan route
• The ‘northern route’
• European routes
• Alternative routes and new markets
• Traffic of acetic anhydride
• European and international initiatives
• Conclusion
• References


Item Type
Report
Date
2008
Pages
20 p.
Publisher
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Lisbon
Edition
EMCDDA Technical Datasheet Series
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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