logo of the EU drugs agency

You are viewing archived content

Please note that this page is a static copy of a previously published web page and is no longer actively maintained.
Be aware that the information contained here may be out-of-date.
For the most recent information, we recommend visiting the main website of the EMCDDA.

Table SZR-4. Quantities (kg) of herbal cannabis seized, 1995 to 2006

Belgium 381045679139072246329162170 2646613194385450584563
Bulgaria(8) 751029618347768987142111873
Czech Republic 10178169103108
Denmark 2453413045
Germany(1) 416714897150225871207961302582538430142954
Estonia 20512911117
Ireland 78235456620895905600202104150289
Greece 1138254012819175101416714908116531394371534752801112373
Spain(10) 1326724889412765353532461666999666510
Italy 397252142426013366731638515339349124855446
Cyprus 136391293029389562318135
Latvia 194768266
Lithuania 165301610672
Luxembourg 1635548131817231762
Hungary(3) 11213110320792162266
Malta 00.020.1325221
Netherlands(4) 10330224479958 ca 900044006600
Austria 34215622824505535065041392
Poland(9) 91515233233227402
Portugal 1603672766223235361265119121152
Romania 72903471117
Slovenia(5) 1121100 85112553
Finland 14143245264333
United Kingdom 1387234304311202173015885254902674135012294122149620650
Turkey 97465538700775711133922228
Norway 3510548344432


 ca = circa. 

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

 (2) In 2002 and 2003, seizures of cannabis products cannot be broken down by product; 57115 kg of cannabis were seized in 2002 and 82515 kg in 2003. 

 (3) 2000 to 2003 data include both seizures of herbal cannabis and cannabis plants. 

 (4) In 2000 and 2001, data include both marihuana and Dutch-grown weed; in 2002, data include marihuana only. Both 2004 and 2005 data are based on seizures made only by some police forces: they are not comparable between them, nor with previous years. 

 (5) In 2003, seizures of cannabis resin and herbal cannabis cannot be broken down by product; 220.16 kg of herb and resin were seized in 2003. 

 (6) Data before 2000 include total of herbal and plants. 

 (7) Data include cannabis plants. 

 (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 amount of large seizures only is reported; from 2004 all seizures are reported.  

 (10) 2005 data include seizures of seeds and other cannabis products except resin and plants. 


 Reitox national focal points 

(see the help page for information about formats etc.)

Page last updated: Monday, 14 July 2008