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New Eurojust report: synthetic drugs on the rise

The stark rise in the production of synthetic drugs such as (meth-)amphetamines poses increasing challenges for prosecutors and investigative judges across Europe. This is one of the key findings of the new Eurojust Report on Drug Trafficking, which provides an overview of complex cross-border cases referred to the Agency. The total number of cases opened at Eurojust almost doubled between 2016 and 2020.