22/06/2020 – French customs seized 552 kg of cannabis in a lorry that left Spain and was transporting fruits and vegetable to the Rungis market.
23/06/2020 – Wildlife trafficking in Colombia is prolific. The fight against the wildlife trafficking industry is not yet fully operational because the country is not yet equipped with the adequate legislation and technologies to address it.
25/06/2020 – According to the EMCDDA, the COVID-19 crisis has led to a decrease in drug consumption, but an increase in alcohol and prescribed drugs consumption. With regards cannabis, it was noted that non-regular users consumed less whereas frequent users had increased their consumption.
26/06/2020 – Despite a decrease in coca cultivation areas in Colombia, the production of cocaine rose by 1.5% to reach 1136 tonnes in 2019 when compared against figures in 2018.
26/06/2020 – the Head of the Bulgarian anti-drug trafficking unit has been arrested as he is suspected of corruption.
27/06/2020 – The trial of several persons suspected of trafficking Tramadol to Libya has started in Chad. Among the suspects are members of the Chadian intelligence services.
27/06/2020 – More than a ton of liquid drugs, 100kgs of cocaine paste and several firearms were seized during an operation in Peru.
28/06/2020 – Operation ‘Millares’ implemented jointly by Ecuadorian and Colombian forces led to the seizure of over a tonne of cocaine in Quito.