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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. [EMCDDA] (2015) Perspectives on drugs: Injection of synthetic cathinones. Lisbon: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. 7 p.

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Over 80 synthetic cathinone derivatives were detected via the EU Early Warning System (EU–EWS) between 2005 and 2014. This analysis explores new worrying localised and national outbreaks of injecting these substances and recommends close monitoring of the issue as a public health priority.

Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Report
Drug Type:New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:EMCDDA
Date:May 2015
Pages:7 p.
Publisher:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Lisbon
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > CNS stimulants > Synthetic cathinones
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > Europe

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