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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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Publications

  • TECHBeat, March 2018, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2018, NCJ 251611. (10 pages).
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  • Florida Legislation Helps Reduce the Number of "Pill Mills", NIJ, February 2018, NCJ 251512. (2 pages).
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  • The National Institute of Justice's Role in the Strategy To Combat Heroin and Other Opioids, NIJ, December 2017, NCJ 251497. (5 pages).
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  • TECHBeat, November 2017, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2017, NCJ 251431. (10 pages).
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  • Recommendations on Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Products for First Responders Against Exposure Hazards to Synthetic Opioids, Including Fentanyl and Fentanyl Analogues, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2017, NCJ 251226. (14 pages).
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  • 2016 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Enacted Legislation and Regulations, BJA-Sponsored, August 2017, NCJ 251160. (49 pages).
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