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Speeding ahead - EU plays catch-up as new drugs flood into Europe

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By Euronews
Speeding ahead - EU plays catch-up as new drugs flood into Europe

<p>Europe is struggling to cope with the two latest drug waves to claim victims and make fortunes for the unscrupulous; Crystal meth and legal highs.</p> <p>The job for lawmakers has been complicated by the internet and its ability to drive hard-to-detect cross-border sales, and the fact that EU member states’ legislation against illegal substances is not uniform.</p> <p>In this edition of ‘Insiders’ Sophie Claudet asks top European drughunter Andrew Cunningham, is Europe losing the war on drugs? The programme also visits Germany and the Czech Republic.</p> <h3>Live updates from our Insiders team</h3> <p> </p>