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Title: OVERSIGHT HEARINGS ON FEDERAL DRUG STRATEGY - HEARINGS BEFORE THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON NARCOTICS ABUSE AND CONTROL, 95TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION, SEPTEMBER 23, OCTOBER 6, 12, NOVEMBER 15-16, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Select Cmtte on Narcotics Abuse and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 659
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FEDERAL AGENCIES WHICH DEAL WITH VARIOUS FACETS OF ILLEGAL DRUG-RELATED ACTIVITY PRESENT TESTIMONY REGARDING THE STATUS OF FEDERAL DRUG ABUSE AND CONTROL POLICY AND ACTION.
Abstract: THE SUBCOMMITTEE BEFORE WHICH THE TESTIMONY WAS PRESENTED HAD CONDUCTED EXTENSIVE HEARINGS 1 YEAR PRIOR TO THE 1977 SESSIONS AND HAD ISSUED AN INTERIM REPORT CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING FEDERAL DRUG STRATEGY. THE PURPOSE OF THE 1977 HEARINGS WAS TO DETERMINE WHAT PROGRESS, IF ANY, HAD BEEN MADE SINCE THAT REPORT WAS ISSUED. DR. PETER BOURNE, DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF DRUG ABUSE POLICY (ODAP) AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR HEALTH ISSUES, PRESENTS AN OVERVIEW OF ODAP ACTIVITIES AND FEDERAL DRUG STRATEGY. A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET DISCUSSES THE CARTER ADMINISTRATION'S PLANS FOR REORGANIZING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT--PLANS WHICH INCLUDED ELIMINATION OF THE ODAP. OTHER TESTIMONY COVERS THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS: FEDERAL EFFORTS TO REDUCE THE DEMAND FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS (DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION); THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DRUG ABUSE RESEARCH; DOMESTIC DRUG-RELATED LAW ENFORCEMENT; REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ACTIVITIES; BORDER MANAGEMENT AND INTERDICTION; AND INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL. AMONG THE APPROXIMATELY 20 WITNESSES TO PRESENT TESTIMONY ARE REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES: THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND WELFARE (AND OTHER DRUG-RELATED DIVISIONS OF THAT AGENCY); THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUCTICE (AND OTHER DRUG-RELATED DIVISIONS); THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; THE U.S. CUSTOMS SERVICE; THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE; THE U.S. COAST GUARD; THE IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE; AND THE U.S. GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Drug law enforcement; Drug regulation; Drug research; Federal drug laws; Federal law enforcement agencies; Federal programs; Policy; Testimony
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