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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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  • Research on Illegal Prescription Drug Market Interventions,  NIJ-Sponsored, April 2014, NCJ 248905. (51 pages).
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  • Program Performance Report: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), January-December 2013,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2015, NCJ 248834. (15 pages).
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  • Call to Action and Issue Brief: Justice System Use of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs - Addressing the Nation's Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Epidemic,  BJA-Sponsored, January 2015, NCJ 248655. (20 pages).
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  • Briefing on PDMP Effectiveness,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2013, NCJ 247133. (10 pages).
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  • Guidance on PDMP Best Practices: Options for Unsolicited Reporting,  BJA-Sponsored, January 2014, NCJ 247135. (21 pages).
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  • Mandating PDMP Participation by Medical Providers: Current Status and Experience in Selected States,  BJA-Sponsored, February 2014, NCJ 247134. (7 pages).
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