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Table SZR-3. Number of herbal cannabis seizures, 1995 to 2007

Belgium 5714 824754938254 9431022916400490119196
Bulgaria(6) 63429811013311886531
Czech Republic 293737748602556563
Denmark 4083303964500
Germany(1) 1260812406114721205212487133801237417151222572350621831
Estonia 247214222106290420463
Ireland 1481792942131882192532423092232796091910
Greece 590553193820550152504597
Spain(8) 2292 57521250617568210213115339124
France(2) 5406485458265780 911910208102021020111381
Cyprus 282374373629
Latvia 296267178253
Lithuania 6075117239158218259
Luxembourg 103133190255311382326494444518464532
Hungary(3) 196520151722170715401352
Malta 03 8873
Austria 251622972801327137344129378736854003
Poland(7) 8714715212701
Romania 276412
Slovenia(4) 39404071 2401181924732127
Slovakia 54552762894078698110591269
Finland 6631223134217122067230522692400
United Kingdom 2667728358294093259227092283203251041810368394281474575107424
Turkey 32983357353948752868513210454
Norway 97511361110986102312751860


 : indicates data not available 

 (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 substance; 57794 seizures of all cannabis products were made in 2002, and 67443 in 2003.   

 (3) In 2002/2003 data include seizures of both herbal cannabis and cannabis plants.   

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

 (5) Data include cannabis plants.   

 (6) 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.   

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

 (8) 2005 data include seizures of seeds and other cannabis products except resin and plants.   

 (9) Data include seizures of seeds, leaves and other cannabis products except resin and plants.   


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