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Travel and drug use in Europe: a short review.

Creator:

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

Little is known about the issue of drug use by travellers. This Thematic paper seeks to increase the interest in this topic both in terms of research and of developing adequate responses to problems related to drugs and travel. The paper aims to shed some light on this topic by investigating the following five questions: What is the profile of those who travel and use drugs? Which destinations have been associated with drug use among travellers? What is the prevalence of drug use among travellers? What are the risks associated with using drugs while travelling? What is the potential for prevention interventions? Table of contents: â?¢ Introduction â?¢ Travelling and using drugs â?¢ Examples of drug-related destinations â?¢ Prevalence of drug use among young travellers â?¢ Risks associated with drug use while travelling â?¢ Potential for prevention interventions â?¢ Conclusions

Date:

01/09/2012

DOI:

10.14655/11971-279598

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. (2012) Travel and drug use in Europe: a short review. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/279598 [Accessed: 19th June 2019].

  

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