Monitoring the supply of cocaine to Europe EMCDDA Technical data sheets
Growing cocaine use in several EU countries, and increased seizures of cocaine on air, sea and land routes, have become subjects of increasing concern to policymakers. This datasheet provides a short review of key issues relating to how cocaine is manufactured in Latin America and transported to European consumers via the Atlantic, Caribbean and west Africa. It also looks at the destabilising effect of the cocaine trade on producer and transshipment countries.
- Corporate author(s): European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EU body or agency)
- Personal author(s): Carpentier, Chloé; Thomas, Peter; Laniel, Laurent Themes: Social problems
- Subject: Colombia, drug addiction, drug traffic, fight against crime, narcotic, psychotropic substance, supply