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Table SZR-1. Number of cannabis resin seizures, 1995 to 2006

Belgium 7570 457333505475159084614116637844921659
Bulgaria(8) 108121010849
Czech Republic(1) 939816312342
Denmark 57885234594273131028710962
Germany(2) 15785171661769418466165411395310267126481303011764
Estonia 253590120162210
Ireland 303132333753426443224401596027463366261031423300
Greece 321280228300243
Spain 52148 8106783877110168123883153145
France(3)5216 29146347093921444060399765779456574637286239657848
Cyprus 394030
Latvia 204017
Lithuania 51010232430
Luxembourg 178574411589106788483134117
Hungary 2176598667
Malta(4) 8310 6010213686
Austria 25632464232818551473186120531873
Poland(9) 17374382
Romania 145
Slovenia(6) 5652 122118179
Slovakia(7) 25283023292930
Finland 22592482401131712796262624082599
Sweden 331130173557403348344667551664906526668668297511
United Kingdom 6429564169796018498373764654006392062796600685221859204
Turkey 99907522304814234
Norway 100891000494769163922310516


 Data were not available for the unlisted EU Member States. 

 (1) Accurate data are not available before 2002 due to double counting of seizures by police and customs reports. 

 (2) In 1995: the number of seizures based on offences; since 1996: the numbers of seizures based on police register. 

 (3) In 2002 and 2003 seizures of cannabis products cannot be broken down by substance; 57794 seizures of all cannabis products were made in 2002, and 67443 in 2003. 

 (4) Data include number of seizures of herbal cannabis, cannabis resin, cannabis plants and cannabis seeds. 

 (5) The value for 1995 includes cannabis seeds. 

 (6) In 2003 seizures of resin and herbal cannabis could not be broken down by product; 3421 seizures of both products were made in 2003. 

 (7) Data are not available before 2000. 

 (8) Data refer to seizures made by the Customs and the National Service for Combating Organized Crime (NACOC), separately or in combination with other units within the Ministry of Interior. 

 (9) Up to 2003 the number of large seizures only is reported; from 2004 all seizures are reported.  


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