CND day 3 – Plenary, Availability of controlled substances for medical and scientific purposes : Belgium

We have a few issues with some of the data published in this document. In 1999, some of the stats for Belgium are unreliable and not fully accurate. An estimate of Belgium’s consumption of some substances are skewed because of methodology issues.
Our health services have promoted alternative methods to the using of benzodiazepene’s which are often abused. Huge awareness campaigns where followed by systematic evaluations and have observed a decrease in the use of benzodiazepene’s.

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