Drug trafficking in Europe received for the year to 24 billion euros. On Thursday, December 7, reports Deutsche Welle.
According to the police service of the EU, criminal groups spend the money to Finance criminal acts, particularly terrorism.
6 December in the Hague, Europol published an official report which admitted the illegal drug trade the largest market in the European Union. It is noted that more than a third of organized criminal groups in Europe involved in the manufacture and sale of prohibited substances. In the largest sizes in the EU are distributed cocaine and marijuana.
In addition, in recent years there have been great changes in the production of synthetic drugs. According to Europol, in five years Europe was discovered 620 new psychoactive substances.