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  • Where can I locate information on the price and purity of illegal drugs?
    For information on the price and purity of drugs in a particular state, contact the applicable offic... 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
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    In addition to the Heroin section of the NCJRS site, the following sites also capture information an... Read More
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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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  • Diagnostic Analysis of the City of Rockford, IL: Opportunities for Evidence-Based Technical Assistance, OJP-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 250593. (63 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Drug Offenders in Federal Prisons: Estimates of Characteristics Based on Linked Data, BJS, October 2015, NCJ 248648. (10 pages).
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  • Federal Sentencing Disparity: 2005-2012, BJS, October 2015, NCJ 248768. (133 pages).
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  • TechBeat January/February 2014, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2014, NCJ 244834. (21 pages).
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  • Panel on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Heroin and Other Opioid Abusing Offenders, October 3, 2007, NIJ, October 2007, NCJ 244263.
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