Taking into account the broader picture regarding NPS, along with the absence of relevant information regarding the prevalence of use of NPS, among young Cypriots, the major objectives of the project were:
a) to estimate the prevalence of use of NPS among youth and their behaviors
b) to map the transaction history of users in online drug marketplaces
c) to classify the names of NPS,
d) to identify marketing and distribution techniques used in the online market,
e) to train the front line agencies, namely the Drug Law Enforcement Unit, customs, as well as private and public postal services.