Rigoni et al. summarise expert and public opinions on the regulation of MDMA collected in relation to a pop-up installation (the 'XTC store') in Utrecht (the Netherlands) highlighting support for a strictly regulated market for MDMA products.
The EMCDDA shed light on emerging trends, challenges, and policy implications surrounding drug use in Europe up until the end of 2022, revealing high availability of substances and a greater need for harm reduction services.
The EMCDDA present their findings of the largest European project to date in the emerging science of wastewater analysis, conducted in over 100 European cities and towns to explore the drug-taking habits of people who live in them.
The NZ Drug Foundation and Helen Clark Foundation discuss use patterns and markets in Aotearoa / New Zealand, related harms, current regulations and how to reduce harms through psychosocial, cultural, and pharmacological approaches.
Long a hub for opium production, the country has now seen vastly increased production of meth from native ephedra plants in the wake of economic and political crisis, spiking fears of increased meth use disorders both domestically and abroad.