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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2007) EMCDDA 2007 selected issue - cocaine and crack cocaine: a growing public health issue. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.

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In a Selected issue on ‘Cocaine and crack cocaine: a growing public health issue’ the EMCDDA shows that, in some European countries, there has been a marked increase in recent years in the use of cocaine, in treatment demands for cocaine problems and in seizures of the drug. The potential for cocaine use to have a major impact on public health is examined and special attention given to the health consequences of cocaine use, which are often not well recognised in existing reporting systems. Also examined are the challenges to providing effective treatment for cocaine and crack cocaine dependence.

Table of contents
• Prevalence of and patterns and trends in cocaine and crack cocaine use
• Problems related to cocaine and crack cocaine use
• Responses to and interventions in cocaine and crack cocaine use


Item Type
Report
Date
2007
Call No
REF, EMCDDA
Pages
30 p.
Publisher
Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
Corporate Creators
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
Place of Publication
Luxembourg
ISBN
978-92-9168-309-3
Keywords
cocaine, crack cocaine, Europe, prevalence
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and tables.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 4155 (Available)
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