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Title: Drug Prevention, Rehabilitation, Interdiction, and Law Enforcement (Corpus Christi, Texas) - Hearing Before the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, December 12-13, 1983
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Select Cmtte on Narcotics Abuse and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1983
Page Count: 390
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Type: Legislative Hearing/Committee Report
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This 2-day hearing held in Corpus Christi, Tex., in December 1983 examined drug trafficking from South America in southern Texas, drug use in southern Texas, drug treatment and prevention activities, and cooperation between Federal and local law enforcement agencies in addressing the problem.
Abstract: The 14 speakers included elected officials at the State and local levels; Federal, State, and local law enforcement officials; corrections officials; school officials; and representatives of community organizations. Topics covered in the testimony included the extent of drug trafficking from South America; the extent of heroin addiction in the Brownsville, Tex., area; and drug treatment and prevention activities in the region. Other topics considered were Federal efforts to counter illegal drug trafficking and drug use, cooperation between local and Federal law enforcement officials, and the impact of drug abuse in the area. Written statements focus on these issues and on the problem of drug use among youths and the efforts needed or being taken by schools.
Index Term(s): Drug abuse; Drug law enforcement; Drug law offenses; Drug prevention programs; Drug treatment; Interagency cooperation; Intergovernmental relations; Texas; US House of Representatives
Note: Report number SCNAC-98-1-7
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