Drug industry costs Netherlands €4.1billion each year

The Netherland’s justice minister has estimated that the illicit drug industry costs the country an estimated €4.1 billion each year, whilst putting €16 billion of ‘black money’ into circulation. The largest proportion of the costs is from policing, which costs between €1.1 billion and €1.6 billion per year.

Source: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/illegal-drugs-cost-netherlands-4-1bn-a-year-report-says-1.4681170