Drug Offenses by Drug Type in Hungary 2013
"68.4% (3,775 cases) of the 5,545 registered drug offences involved cannabis. 17.3% of the offences were committed with amphetamine, 2.5% with cocaine, 1.8% with MDMA (ecstasy), 1.2% with heroin, and 0.9% with methamphetamine. (ST11_2014_HU_01) 190 cases (3.4%) were registered with the subject of the abuse being a new psychoactive substance. Of the investigations launched in connection with new psychoactive substances, 31% were initiated due to misuse of synthetic cannabinoids, 41% due to misuse of cathinone derivatives, 7% due to phenethylamine derivatives, 9% due to GBL and the remaining 12% due to misuse of other new psychoactive substances. The subject of perpetration was a substance listed in the “Other” category in 232 cases (4.2%), among these, morphine was the subject of perpetration in 37 cases, methadone in 22 cases, ketamine in 24 cases, GHB in 10 cases. In 4 cases the crime was committed with a precursor, and in 23 cases the subject of perpetration was not recorded.
"As compared to the previous year the proportion of offences committed with cannabis dropped further (by 7 percentage points) and the proportion committed with amphetamine rose (by 3 percentage points). The proportion of substances listed in the “other” category is increasing from year to year as well."