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Welcome to UK Focal Point


Welcome to the UK Focal Point on Drugs website. Based at the Department of Health and the North West Public Health Observatory, the UK Focal Point collates data and information on drug misuse in the UK and reports it to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).

On this site you will find information about us and our partners, our annual report on the drugs situation in the UK and data submitted to the EMCDDA. The site also contains details of our specific activities as well as links to useful websites

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The 2012 United Kingdom Focal Point Annual Report, including an overview chapter on new psychoactive substances is now available. Click on the image below to download the document: 



EMCDDA Annual Report 2012

The 2012 EMCDDA Annual Report on the state of the drugs problem in Europe is now available.

Click on the image above for the 2012 edition of the EMCDDA annual report