Other Resources and Statistics





EMCDDA - European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Overview of cannabis potency in Europe, Luxembourg, 2004

UNITED NATIONS - Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report, year 2004

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION - The World Health Report 2004, WHO 2004

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, WHO Guidelines on safety monitoring of herbal medicines in pharmacovigilance  systems, WHO, Geneva 2004

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Office of Applied Studies, USA: Male veterans with co-occurring serious mental illness and a substance use disorder, 2004  

NIDA - National Institute on Drug Abuse, USA: New clues about connection between cocaine abuse, thinking, and decision-making, 2004

CASA - National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, USA: Criminal neglect: Substance abuse, juvenile justice and the children left behind,2004

CCSA - Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse: New Canadian addiction survey highlights, 2004

AIC - Australian Institute of Criminology: Milner I. and Mouzos J.: Drug use monitoring in Australia: 2003 Annual Report on Drug Use among police detainees, 2004 

COUNCIL OF EUROPE - Additional protocol to the Anti-Doping Convention (Warsaw, 12 September 2002), Strasbourg, 2003

UNITED NATIONS - Economic and Social Council - International Narcotic Control Board - Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2003  

UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME, Global Illicit Drug Trends 2003, year 2003

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION - Expert  Committee on Drug Dependence: Thirty-third report - WHO Technical Report Series 915, WHO Geneva 2003

Commission of Forensic Toxicologists at the Italian Ministry of Health, Guidelines for Laboratories Analysing Substances of Abuse for Forensic Purposes. Study Project of the Group of Forensic Toxicologists (GFT) at the Ministry of Health , July 2003 

International Narcotics Control Board, Report of the International Narcotic Control Board for 2002, www.incb.org

United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, Global Illicit Drug Trends 2002, O.D.C.C.P. Studies on Drug and Crime - Statistics

Survey of the activities related to alcohol addiction in Italy - 1999 (translation) by  N. Magliocchetti

Survey of the Activities related to Drug Addiction in Italy, 1999 (translation) Edited by Stefania Vassalli and Giovanni Nicoletti

Declaration on the guiding principles of drug demand reduction (Resolution II adopted as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole - Text of the draft resolution presented in A/S-20/4, chapter V, section A, New York, 8-10 June 1998)

Political declaration (Resolution I adopted as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Whole - Text of the draft resolution presented in A/S-20/4, chapter V, section A, New York, 8-10 June 1998)


NIAAA - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, USA
National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions: U.S.-born Mexican Americans & non-Hispanic whites at increased risk for psychiatric disorders, 2004

WHO Global Status Report on Alcohol 2004, Country Profiles, Italy, 2004

Legislation, LAW 30 March 2001, No. 125. Outline law on alcohol and alcohol-related problems (Official Journal No. 90, 18 April 2001, General Series)


CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
"High smoking rates among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) youth nationally", Youth Risk Behaviour Surveillance, 2003; MMWR 2004, 53:SS2  

CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Cigarette smoking among adults, 2002; MMWR, 2004, 53: 427-31

CDC - Center for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Strategies for reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, increasing tobacco-use cessation, and reducing initiation in communities and health-care systems: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, MMWR, 2000; 49 (No. RR-12): 1-11.

Fiore MC et al.: Treating tobacco use and dependence: clinical practice guidelines. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service; 2000. http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/treating_tobacco_use.pdf


UNITED NATIONS - Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Population Division
The impact of AIDS, United Nations New York, 2004 

WHO-UNAIDS, AIDS Epidemic Update, December 2002 

WHO-UNAIDS, AIDS Epidemic Update, December 2001

United Nations Special Session on HIV/AIDS: Global Crisis-Global Action, 25-27 June, 2001. New York