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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2014) Exploring methamphetamine trends in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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Concerns about the availability and use of methamphetamine in Europe have been growing for some time. Historically, the use of methamphetamine has been confined largely to the Czech Republic and Slovakia; however, recent signs of the spread of methamphetamine linked to different European countries have sparked further investigation of this topic. The methodology used is based on the triangulation of data collected using a number of investigative approaches and from multiple sources.

Table of contents:
• Background and methods
• Chemistry and pharmacology
• International context
• History
• Trafficking and availability
• Europe as a transit territory
• Regional patterns
• Methamphetamine-related harms
• Health and social responses
• Information and monitoring gaps
• Conclusion
• References

Date:January 2014
Pages:10 p.
Publisher:Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Luxembourg
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:B Substances > CNS stimulants > Methamphetamine
VA Geographic area > Europe
A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence

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