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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) Travel and drug use in Europe: a short review. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. Thematic Papers.

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Little is known about the issue of drug use by travellers. This Thematic paper seeks to increase the interest in this topic both in terms of research and of developing adequate responses to problems related to drugs and travel. The paper aims to shed some light on this topic by investigating the following five questions: What is the profile of those who travel and use drugs? Which destinations have been associated with drug use among travellers? What is the prevalence of drug use among travellers? What are the risks associated with using drugs while travelling? What is the potential for prevention interventions?

Table of contents:
• Introduction
• Travelling and using drugs
• Examples of drug-related destinations
• Prevalence of drug use among young travellers
• Risks associated with drug use while travelling
• Potential for prevention interventions
• Conclusions


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, International, Report, Review
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Intervention Type
Screening / Assessment
Date
September 2012
Identification #
Thematic Papers
Pages
25 p.
Publisher
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Lisbon
ISBN
978-92-9168-558-5
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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