Agence France-PresseApril 10, 2014 04:18
Countries in Europe, even neighbours, have vastly different approaches to combating drug abuse.
Here is an overview.
CRIMINALISATION OF DRUG USE/CONSUMPTION:
- Drug use is a criminal offence in:
Norway, Finland, Sweden, France, Hungary, Greece, Cyprus, and Luxembourg (all drugs except for cannabis).
- Drug use is a non-criminal offence (a minor offence, misdemeanour or contravention comparable to a parking offence) in:
Portugal, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, Bulgaria, Croatia and Luxembourg for cannabis.