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World Health Organization. (2017) WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence: thirty-eighth report. Geneva: World Health Organization. WHO technical report series ; no. 1005.

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1. Briefings from international organizations on their work on the public health element of the world drug problem p.3
2. Principles for prioritizing and assessing substances as part of ECDD’s work p.10
3. Update from the first Informal Working Group of the ECDD p.11

4. Follow-up on recommendations made by the ECDD at its thirty-seventh meeting p.12
4.1 Acetylfentanyl
4.2 MT-45
4.3 para-Methoxymethylamphetamine (PMMA)
4.4 α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP)
4.5 para-Methyl-4-methylaminorex (4,4´-DMAR)
4.6 Methoxetamine (MXE)
47 Phenazepam

5. Critical review of psychoactive substances p.14
5.1 U-47700
5.2 Butyrfentanyl (butyrylfentanyl)
5.3 4-Methylethcathinone (4-MEC)
5.4 3-Methylmethcathinone (3-methyl-N-methylcathinone; 3-MMC)
5.5 Ethylone (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-ethylcathinone; bk-MDEA; MEDEC)
5.6 Pentedrone (α-methylaminovalerophenone)
5.7 Ethylphenidate (EPH)
5.8 Methiopropamine (MPA)
5.10 5F-APINACA (5F-AKB-48)
5.11 JWH-073
5.12 XLR-11

6. Updates p.35
7. Follow-up on recommendations from international meetings and consultations p.37
8. Future agenda items p.42

Item Type
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco), New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type
Prevention, Harm reduction, Policy
April 2017
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WHO technical report series ; no. 1005
56 p.
World Health Organization
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World Health Organization
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