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  • How can I report drugs being sold on the Internet?
    Please report the sale of drugs on the Internet or emails advertising the sale of drugs to the follo... Read More
    Last Updated: March 25, 2014

  • What is the Federal Government's plan to deal with prescription drug trafficking and fraud?
    The Federal Government's objectives in dealing with synthetic drugs and pharmaceutical products are ... Read More
    Last Updated: October 3, 2011

  • What is methadone?
    Methadone is a synthetic opioid that blocks the effects of heroin and other prescription drugs conta... Read More
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  • PMP Committee Phase II PMIX Pilot Project: Survey of State Prescription Monitoring Programs,  BJA-Sponsored, January 2007, NCJ 218850. (60 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Briefing on PMP Effectiveness -- Prescription Monitoring Programs: An Effective Tool in Curbing the Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic,  BJA-Sponsored, March 2012, NCJ 241874. (8 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Evaluation of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs,  BJA-Sponsored, September 2006, NCJ 217269. (46 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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