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    25 June 2014



    Press briefing on Friday 26th June for launch of UNODC's World Drug Report 2015

    VIENNA, 24 June (UN Information Service) - On Friday 26th June, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will hold a press briefing to launch its flagship World Drug Report 2015: 

    Friday 26 June


    10:00 hrs (Central European Summer Time)


      Conference Room C6, C Building, 7th Floor,

    Vienna International Centre

    The report provides a comprehensive review of the production, trafficking and consumption the main illicit drugs, and includes an examination of their related health consequences.

    Topics covered in the report include:

    • Drug use in prisons;
    • A review of the impact of recent changes in cannabis policy;
    • Gender, drug use and health consequences; and
    • Alternative development;

    The press briefing will be webcast:

    International journalists not attending in person can send their questions either before or during the press conference to:

    The questions will then be read to UNODC's panel of experts.

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    For further information, please contact:

    David Dadge
    Spokesperson, UNODC
    Telephone: (+43- 1) 26060-5629
    Mobile: (+43) 699-1459-5629
    Email: david.dadge[at]