Meth and Amphetamine Use and Trafficking in Germany

in Substance Abuse

In 2011, police in Germany seized 1.4 tons of methamphetamine and amphetamine within the country, a record amount of seizures.

In addition to an increase in trafficking, the number of first-time crystal meth users in Germany identified by the criminal justice industry increased by 163 percent in 2011.

(More meth facts and arrests figures.)

Source:  Joel Stonington, “New Exhibit Highlights Germany’s Growing Meth Problem,” Spiegel Online, July 6, 2012.

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