Addictions in Belgium

London and Antwerp are the cocaine capitals of Europe

2016.12.14

Londoners take more cocaine during weekdays than the residents of any other European city. However, during the weekends the Belgian city of Antwerp beat the UK capital’s appetite for the illegal stimulant. The findings ...

Brussels says e-cigarettes help quitting

2015.10.22

Belgium's Board of Health has acknowledged that electronic cigarettes are useful for reducing tobacco consumption. This is a small revolution for the northern European country, seeing as the cigarettes no longer have to be ...

Belgium authorises the spray made from cannabis

2015.06.12

After France, Belgium also gives the green light to the commercialisation of Sativex. An oral spray containing cannabis as ingredient and addressed mainly to people with multiple sclerosis. The Minister of Health, Maggie De ...

Where even the pigeons sniff cocaine

2014.06.10

The most satisfied cocaine users in the world live in Belgium. In fact, according to the latest international report on drugs, Belgians rate the drug with a satisfaction level of 5.5 out of 10, ...

Belgium on board the drugs deregulation train

2014.01.29

A generational challenge on the legalisation of cannabis is taking place in Belgium, where young members of almost all political parties have submitted a bill to revise drug policy. They say that so far ...

Adults doped by video games

2012.12.05

In Belgium, 1 adult out of 4 plays video games once a week at least. The Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) is referring to a European survey directed by the Interactive Software Federation of Europe ...