Speech delivered by Laura d’Arrigo, Chair of the EMCDDA Management Board, on the launch of the European Drug Report 2021

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Since early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the way in which we live. Countries in Europe, and around the world, have had to introduce unprecedented measures to protect public health. All aspects of the drug phenomenon in Europe — including production, trafficking, distribution and use — have also been affected by the pandemic. The European Drug Report 2021 this year provides the latest overview of these developments. 09.06.2021