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April 2017 – UNODC: Several countries place benzodiazepine derivatives under national control

UNODC – April 2017: Recently there has been an increasing number of central nervous system depressants, in particular benzodiazepines, appearing on the NPS market. Of late, a number of such substances have been placed under national control in several countries, including:


For more information please see:

Denmark: Website of the Danish Medicines Agency (Lægemiddelstyrelsen) - (Danish)

Finland: Website of the Finnish Government -

Republic of Korea: Webiste of the Korean Food and Drug Administration (식품의약품안전처희망의새시대태극기) - (Korean)

Sweden: Website of the Public Health Agency (Folkhälsomyndigheten) - (Swedish); (Swedish)

Switzerland: Website of the Swiss Government - (German)

Turkey: Official Gazette (Resmî Gazete) - (Turkish)

United Arab Emirates: Website of the Ministry of Health and Prevention -

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