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  • Where can I locate information on the price and purity of illegal drugs?
    See the Price and Purity of Illicit Drugs section of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (OND... Read More
    Last Updated: January 26, 2015

  • What is methadone?
    Methadone is a synthetic opioid that blocks the effects of heroin and other prescription drugs conta... Read More
    Last Updated: June 30, 2010

  • Where can I learn more about heroin?
    A 2014 Press Release from Attorney General Eric Holder calls "the rise in overdose deaths from heroi... Read More
    Last Updated: January 2, 2015

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  • 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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  • Enhanced Studies of LC/MS/MS Capabilities to Analyze Toxicology Postmortem Samples,  NIJ-Sponsored, March 2010, NCJ 230032. (223 pages).
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  • Growing Importance of Ukraine as a Transit Country for Heroin Trafficking,  NIJ-Sponsored, 2002, NCJ 200271. (17 pages).
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