International - Spain - Policies - 080713
(Implementation of Spain's National Action Plan on Drugs) "Evaluation of the first Action Plan, 2009-2012 was begun in 2011 and continued on into 2012, having now been fully completed, although the results thereof have not as yet been made public.
"In 2011, the Central Government Administration funded 359 programs through the Government Delegation for the National Plan on Drugs, the Delegation having invested 29,974,064 euros in order to put into practice the 2009-2012 Action Plan. The measures involved encompassed all of the Action Plan’s areas of intervention: coordination, reducing the demand (prevention, lowering risk and reducing harm, social integration and assistance), reducing the supply, improving the basic and applied scientific knowledge, training/instruction and international cooperation.
"Regarding implementation at the autonomic level, all of the Autonomous Communities has regional drug dependence-related strategies in place regarding which information has been provided in earlier reports. The new developments in 2011 concerning the Autonomous Community Drug Dependence Strategies and Plans are as follows:
"- The Autonomous Community of Catalonia’s 2011-2015 Health Plan and Master Plan for Mental Health and Addictions. Catalonian Health Department.
"- The Autonomous Community of Galicia’s 2011-2016 Addictive Disorders Plan. Autonomous Community Government of Galicia. Health Ministry.
"- The Autonomous Community of Navarre’s Drug Dependence Plan (Currently II Autonomous Community of Navarre Drug Dependence Plan, 2012-2016. Autonomous Community Government of Navarre.
"- The Autonomous Community of the Basque Country’s VI Drug Dependence Plan, 2011-2015. Autonomous Community of the Basque Country."
Government Delegation of National Plan on Drugs (Reitox National Focal Point for Spain), "2012 National Report (2011 Data) to the EMCDDA: Spain: New Development, Trends and in-depth information on selected issues" (Madrid, Spain: DGPNSD, Dec. 2012), p. 16.