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NCJ Number: 237702 Find in a Library
Title: Netherlands National Drug Monitor NDM Annual Report 2010
Corporate Author: Trimbos Institute
Editor(s): Dr. M.W. van Laar; Dr. A.A.N. Cruts; Dr. M.M.J. van Ooyen-Houben; Dr. R.F. Meijer; Dr. E.A. Croes; Dr. T. Brunt; Dr. A.P.M. Ketelaars
Date Published: 2011
Page Count: 275
Sponsoring Agency: Netherlands Ministry of Justice
2500 Eh the Hague, Netherlands
Trimbos Institute
3500 AS Utrecht, Netherlands
Publication Number: ISBN: 978-90-5253-717-7
Sale Source: Netherlands Ministry of Justice
Research and Documentation Centre
Box 20301
2500 Eh the Hague,

Trimbos Institute
Postbus 725
3500 AS Utrecht,
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
Annotation: This annual report from the Netherlands National Drug Monitor presents data on developments in substance use and drug-related criminality for 2010.
Abstract: Highlights from this report include the following: data from 2009 show that the percentage of recent and current cannabis users in the Netherlands is the same as the European average, and that cannabis use among school-age youth has continued to decline; the number of cannabis users seeking treatment for addiction continues to rise across all age groups; cocaine use is relatively common among youth and young adults being used in social settings as well as at home; after cannabis, ecstasy remains the most popular illegal drug used by juveniles and young adults; a slight decline was seen in alcohol and tobacco use among juveniles and adults, with the largest decline being seen in the 12-14 year-old age group; and smoking remained the main cause of premature death for people over aged 20. This report from the Netherlands National Drug Monitor office at the Trimbos Institute presents annual data on developments in substance use and drug-related criminality for 2010. Data are presented on usage for the following substances: cannabis; cocaine; opiates; ecstasy, amphetamine and related substances; GHB; alcohol; and tobacco. The report also includes information on trafficking, production, and possession of illegal drugs, and drug users in the criminal justice system. Tables, figures, and appendixes
Main Term(s): Drug abuse in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug dependence; Drug use; Drug Use Indicators; Foreign crime statistics; Juvenile drug abusers; Juvenile drug use; Netherlands
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