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NCJ Number: 120281 Find in a Library
Title: Practitioner's Guide to the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988
Author(s): B S Bailor; S J Buffone; I M Comisky; H Harbin; G Schneider; M Zeldin
Corporate Author: American Bar Assoc
Criminal Justice Section
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 64
Sponsoring Agency: American Bar Assoc
Washington, DC 20005-1009
Publication Number: ISBN 0-89797-453-X
Sale Source: American Bar Assoc
Criminal Justice Section
740 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005-1009
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide presents a title-by-title explanation of the Federal Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, which involves numerous, significant changes in Federal criminal law, not only in the area of drug enforcement but across the entire spectrum of the Federal criminal code.
Abstract: Title I, Coordination of National Drug Policy, institutionalizes a national drug control program and provides for Justice Department civil enforcement enhancement. Title II, Treatment and Prevention Programs, authorizes a variety of drug treatment and prevention programs; and Title III establishes and authorizes appropriations for a number of drug abuse education and prevention programs. Title IV provides a mechanism for United States consultation, coordination, and assistance to foreign countries in addressing international drug trafficking. Title V provides various means to enforce user accountability. Title VI, Anti-Drug Abuse Amendments Act of 1988, includes subtitles pertinent to chemical diversion and trafficking, asset forfeiture, State and local narcotics control and justice assistance, money laundering prosecution, firearms, Postal Service investigative powers, and manufacturing offenses. Other titles pertain to the Federal Alcohol Administration, the death penalty and other criminal law enforcement matters, miscellaneous provisions, and supplemental appropriations.
Main Term(s): Drug law enforcement
Index Term(s): Capital punishment; Drug prevention programs; Drug treatment; Federal Code; International drug law enforcement
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