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Title: Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1979
Corporate Author: US Congress
Senate Cmtte on Labor and Human Resources
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 263
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This documents contains the text of a hearing before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse regarding the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1979.
Abstract: This law, which amended the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972, was designed to bring the legislative authority for the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the White House drug abuse policy mechanisms up to date. The witnesses at the hearing included a former Senator and the first chair of the subcommittee, a representative of the General Accounting Office, and an anonymous witness who spoke of his drug addiction and treatment experiences. In addition, community experts involved in runaway services, rehabilitation programs, and drug treatment program networks, submitted prepared statements.
Main Term(s): Drug treatment
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Impact prediction; Legislation; US Senate
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