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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2015) New psychoactive substances in Europe. An update from the EU Early Warning System March 2015. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

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This short report provides an update on new psychoactive substances (NPS) in Europe for 2014. It highlights recent developments, including the growth of the market over the past few years, as illustrated by seizures by law enforcement and other indicators, as well as the growing number of serious harms that are being reported as a result.

Table of contents:
• Introduction
• At a glance
• The market in new psychoactive substances
• Synthetic cannabinoids
• Opioids
• Monitoring and responding to serious harms
• Summary


Date:March 2015
Pages:12 p.
Publisher:Publications Office of the European Union
Corporate Creators:European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication:Luxembourg
ISBN:978-92-9168-764-0
EndNote:View
Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Related URLs:
Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
B Substances > Cannabis product (synthetic cannabinoids)
B Substances > Opioids (opiates)
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
VA Geographic area > Europe
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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