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NCJ Number: 235720 Find in a Library
Title: Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Brochure
Corporate Author: Office of National Drug Control Policy
United States of America
Date Published: 2010
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Washington, DC 20500
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Old Executive Office Building
Washington, DC 20500
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document; Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This brochure presents an overview of the purpose and mission of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
Abstract: The ONDCP was created by Congress with passage of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. As a component of the Executive Office of the President, ONDCP is responsible for developing and monitoring Federal policies to reduce the demand for illegal drugs; prevent the initiation of substance use by youth; combat drug production and trafficking; and reduce drug-related crime, violence, and disease. Each year, the ONDCP presents a model for the national strategy that will be pursued in addressing drug-related issues in the United States. In addition to its leadership role in developing and coordinating national drug control policies, ONDCP also functions as a central organizing body in managing anti-drug efforts and certifying the drug-control budgets of other Federal agencies. A key role of ONDCP is to evaluate and coordinate the international and domestic anti-drug efforts of other Federal agencies whose mission encompasses drug-related issues and services. This includes ensuring that these efforts sustain and complement State and local anti-drug activities. The ONDCP director advises the President of changes in the organization, management, budgeting, and personnel of Federal agencies involved in the Nation’s anti-drug efforts.
Main Term(s): Drug Policy
Index Term(s): Drug law enforcement; Drug prevention programs; Drug treatment; Federal programs; Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
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