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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
    Last Updated: December 29, 2017

  • Where can I learn more about heroin?
    In addition to the Heroin section of the NCJRS site, the following sites also capture information an... Read More
    Last Updated: July 27, 2017

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  • Just Science Podcast: Episode 49: Drugs: Just Solving the Opioid Crisis, NIJ-Sponsored, June 2018, NCJ 251786. (2 pages).
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  • Notes From the Field - The Medical Examiner's Office as a Focal Point, NIJ, June 2018, NCJ 251764. (2 pages).

  • Just Science Podcast: Episode 46: Drugs: Just the State of Pathology, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2018, NCJ 251732. (1 pages).
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  • Notes From the Field - Lessons Learned From the Front Lines of the Opioid Epidemic, NIJ, April 2018, NCJ 251711. (4 pages).
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  • Notes From the Field - ODMAP: A Digital Tool to Track and Analyze Overdoses, NIJ, May 2018, NCJ 251709. (3 pages).
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  • Notes From the Field - Understanding the Opioid Crisis Through Data and All-Stakeholder Reviews, NIJ, April 2018, NCJ 251710. (3 pages).
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