Do more people in Europe need treatment for problems related to cocaine use? An analysis of cocaine treatment demand in nine European countries.

Last updated on 16-1-2020 by Lies Gremeaux

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Background Recent signals from different European monitoring sources have indicated increased cocaine production and availability. To investigate these signals, in 2018, EMCDDA conducted a targeted ‘trendspotter’ study to analyse information from different areas, including use and problems, market, and responses to cocaine related problems. This study suggested that the European drug market appears to be experiencing a surge in the availability of high-purity cocaine, with existing epidemiological data possibly suggesting increased use among specific groups. The increase in the availa…

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