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  • What harms exist for children found at methamphetamine laboratories?
    Information on children found at methamphetamine labs can be found in Children at Clandestine Metham... Read More
    Last Updated: August 26, 2015

  • What percentage of arrestees test positive for drugs?
    Information about drug use among arrestees can be found in the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM)... Read More
    Last Updated: December 23, 2013

  • What are the penalties for possession of illegal substances?
    Information on penalties associated with drug possession and distribution offenses in a specific sta... Read More
    Last Updated: January 26, 2015

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  • Drug Offenders in Federal Prisons: Estimates of Characteristics Based on Linked Data,  BJS, October 2015, NCJ 248648. (10 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005-2012,  BJS, October 2015, NCJ 248768. (133 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   DOC  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Optimizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs To Support Law Enforcement Activities,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 249186. (16 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Kentucky House Bill 1 Impact Evaluation,  BJA-Sponsored, March 2015, NCJ 249114. (88 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • University of Kentucky Study Demonstrates the Effectiveness of Mandatory Enrollment in PDMPs,  BJA-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 249113. (2 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Assistance to Rural Law Enforcement to Combat Crime and Drugs -- July 2009-September 2013, Final Report,  BJA-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 249012. (14 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

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