European Union



International symposium on drug checking

A dog searching for drugs in luggages © EU
Start date : 22/10/2019
End date : 22/10/2019
Lisbon, Portugal
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Other bodies and agencies,
Consumer affairs and public health, Security and defence,

The European monitoring centre for drugs and drug addiction (EMCDDA), in collaboration with SICAD, COPOLAD, and the Trans-European drug information (TEDI) network are organising an international symposium on drug checking.

The aims of this symposium are to:

  • explore drug markets dynamics with an international comparison of cocaine and MDMA trends, purity and adulteration in producing and consuming countries through European, Colombian and Australian drug checking test results
  • discuss the challenges and opportunities of drug checking within national drug policies

The symposium will include a series of expert talks followed by an interactive discussion.

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