"one of the EU’s decentralised agencies."
The EMCDDA exists to provide the EU and its Member States with a factual overview of European drug problems and a solid evidence base to support the drugs debate. Today it offers policymakers the data they need for drawing up informed drug laws and strategies. It also helps professionals and practitioners working in the field pinpoint best practice and new areas of research."
European Commission. Directorate-General: Migration and Home Affairs. Drug control
"This programme is the only EU programme which is solely dedicated to funding projects on illicit drugs. The Programme provides financial support for projects which aim to exchange and transfer best practice across the EU to improve the quality of prevention and treatment services to reduce drug-related health damage and to prevent drug use."
Council of the European Union. European Union drugs strategy, 2013-2020
Council of the European Union. EU Drugs Action Plan (2005-2008)
Council of the European Union. EU Action Plan on Drugs (2000-2004)
European Commission. An EU strategy to support Member States in reducing alcohol related harm (2006)
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. European drug report 2015. Lison : EMCDDA, 2015.
Culley, Deidre May ... [et al.] Assessment of the implementation of the EU Drugs Strategy, 2005-2012 and its action plans: technical report. Rand Europe. Prepared for the European Commission Directorate General for Justice
EUR-Lex. Justice, Freedom and Security. Combating drugs
Decision No 1150/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 September 2007 establishing for the period 2007-2013 the Specific Programme "Drug prevention and information" as part of the General Programme "Fundamental Rights and Justice"