Heroin in Western Europe

in Substance Abuse

The United Nations International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) found that 60 percent of all heroin usage in that region took place in France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.

Most of the heroin consumed in Europe originates from Afghanistan.

Source: “Factbox: U.N. report tracks global drug trafficking trends,” Reuters, March 2, 2011.

Additional Criminal Justice Information:

  1. Poppy and Opium in Laos

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