Cocaine and Hashish Seizures in Spain in 2012

Police agencies in Spain seized 20.7 tonnes of cocaine and 325.5 tonnes of hashish in 2012. The amount of cocaine seized was roughly 25 percent higher than the amount seized in 2011. The amount of hashish was down 8.5 percent from 2011.

The amount of cocaine seized in Spain represented 41 percent of all cocaine and 73 percent of all hashish seized in Europe in 2012.

Source:  AFP, “Spain fights to lose status as drug gateway to Europe,” Google News, April 22, 2013.