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EMCDDA, EUROPOL. (2009) Methamphetamine: a European Union perspective in the global context. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction & EUROPOL.

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This publication is the first in a series dedicated to prevalent illicit synthetic stimulant drugs, also known as amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS). The ATS category is made up of two groups of substances.

This study focuses on the supply and use of methamphetamine in Europe, set in a global context. Methamphetamine is probably the most widely consumed synthetic stimulant in the world. In many countries across the globe it is reportedly the second most prevalent illicit drug after cannabis.

Table of contents:
Introduction
Methamphetamine: The global context
• Historical background
• Global methamphetamine production
• The methamphetamine precursors
Methamphetamine issues in the European context
• Problem methamphetamine use
• Methamphetamine production
• Trafficking in methamphetamine and its precursors
European and international initiatives
Conclusions


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
CNS stimulants
Date
July 2009
Pages
32 P.
Publisher
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction & EUROPOL
Corporate Creators
EMCDDA, EUROPOL
Place of Publication
Lisbon
ISBN
-92-9168-377-2
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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