Drug Net Europe. November-December 2000 · Issue No. 26
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Drug Net Europe. November-December 2000 · Issue No. 26

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Met IDiraa E.M.C.D.D.Α. Τ 3 'p 3 European Monitoring centre Bimontílt;y Newsletter oft the European Monitering Centre tor Drugs and DrusAddictionfor Drugs and Drug Addiction ISSN 0873­537') November­December 2000 · Issue No. 26 DRUGS IN THE EU: THE KEV ISSUES Annual report 2000 EMCDDA launches 2000 Annual report What'& new ? η 11 October, the EMCDDA The report says these rates suggest little eroin: Overall, heroin experi­launched its fifth Annual report direct association between prevalence ence remains low (one or two θ Mon the state of the drugs pro­ of problem drug use and national drug per hundred young adults) blem in the European Union in Brussels. policies. Countries have similar, often and school surveys show pupils are Among the main developments high­ moderate, levels whether their policies highly cautious about using it. This, lighted this year are changing trends veer to the liberal or the restrictive. explains the report, probably reflects in problem drug use. In addition to the negative stereotype of 'the addict' heroin dependence, the report records New AIDS cases among injecting drug and perceptions of heroin as a drug the emergence of problem use of users continue to fall in France, Italy particularly associated with death cocaine (often with alcohol), multiple and Spain. However, AIDS cases are and disease.

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