Monitoring the supply of heroin to Europe EMCDDA Technical data sheets
In recent years, anxiety in Europe has increased about the impact of record opium harvests in Afghanistan, and a decrease in heroin retail prices. This datasheet provides a condensed review of the key issues about how heroin manufactured from Afghan opium reaches European consumers via the Balkan and northern routes.
- Corporate author(s): European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EU body or agency)
- Personal author(s): Laniel, Laurent; Lopez, Dominique; Thomas, Peter Themes: Social problems
- Subject: Afghanistan , drug addiction , drug traffic , fight against crime , narcotic , psychotropic substance , supply