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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
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  • 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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  • Reno, Nevada Smart Policing Initiative: Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2013, NCJ 250191. (11 pages).

  • Modern Compendium of Microcrystal Tests for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals, Compendium,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2015, NCJ 249854. (155 pages).
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  • Development of a Modern Compendium of Microcrystal Test for Illicit Drugs and Diverted Pharmaceuticals, Final Summary Overview,  NIJ-Sponsored, October 2015, NCJ 249853. (13 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Use of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program To Develop Algorithms To Identify Providers With Unusual Prescribing Practices for Controlled Substances,  NIJ-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 249481. (32 pages).
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  • Optimizing Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs To Support Law Enforcement Activities,  NIJ-Sponsored, July 2015, NCJ 249186. (16 pages).
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  • Kentucky House Bill 1 Impact Evaluation,  BJA-Sponsored, March 2015, NCJ 249114. (88 pages).
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