Monitoring drug use in the digital age: web surveys show ‘great promise’

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The online space has become increasingly relevant in identifying trends in illicit drug supply and demand. With increased internet activity globally, drug-related social interactions and purchases have also partially moved online. Against this backdrop, web surveys have become a key element in a range of tools used to monitor the drug phenomenon. In a new set of papers released today, the EMCDDA explores the future of web surveys in drug data collection and their ‘great promise’ in filling research gaps in the drugs field. 29.06.2022