World Drug Report 2019

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The World Drug Report aims at improving the understanding of the world drug problem and contributing towards fostering greater international cooperation for countering its impact on health, governance and security.

The World Drug Report 2019 is presented in five separate parts that divide the wealth of information and analysis contained in the report into individual reader-friendly booklets in which drugs are grouped by their psychopharmacological effect for the first time in the report’s history.

Booklet 1- key findings and implications for policy

Booklet 2- a global overview of the latest estimates of and trends in the supply, use and health consequences of drugs

Booklet 3- trends in the market for depressants (including opioids, sedatives, tranquillizers and hypnotics)

Booklet 4- recent trends in the market for stimulants (including cocaine, amphetamine-type stimulants and new psychoactive substances)

Booklet 5- a review of recent trends in the market for cannabis and for hallucinogens