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Cocaine Imports in 2016 See Drastic Rise in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Beer and tobacco apparently have some rising competition for the drug of choice in Germany as Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) officials are reporting that cocaine imports into the country have drastically spiked in 2016 with a total of 576 metric tons being confiscated. The record number only takes into account findings of 50 kilograms or more, and obviously does not …

Sources: DW

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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High Levels of Meth and Cocaine Found in German Water

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Researchers looking to find a more accurate statistic on drug usage are turning to water contamination to take some of the guesswork out of the equation, and new data put out by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) shows quite an increase in both cocaine and methamphetamines …

Sources: EMCDDA, DW

Photo: Helga Weber [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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