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  • How can I report drugs being sold on the Internet?
    You can report the sale of drugs on the Internet or emails advertising the sale of drugs to the foll... Read More
    Last Updated: December 30, 2016

  • What is being done to prevent prescription drug trafficking and fraud?
    The following sections of the White House and U.S. Department of Justice websites focus on activitie... Read More
    Last Updated: September 1, 2017

  • What is methadone?
    Methadone is a synthetic opioid that blocks the effects of heroin and other prescription drugs conta... Read More
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

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  • Extending the Period for Detecting Illicit Drugs in the Bloodstream, NIJ, July 2019, NCJ 253109. (2 pages).

  • NIJs Role in the Strategy to Combat Heroin and Other Opioids: 2018 Update, NIJ, October 2018, NCJ 252169. (2 pages).
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  • Just Science: 2019 NIJ R&D: Just Screening Blood and Urine, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2019, NCJ 253051. (2 pages).
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  • Best Practices for Successful Reentry for People Who Have Opioid Addictions, BJA-Sponsored, November 2018, NCJ 252972. (8 pages).
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  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252964. (2 pages).
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  • Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Newsletter, Second Edition 2019, BJA-Sponsored, March 2019, NCJ 252971. (10 pages).
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