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Drugs & Substance Abuse

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 and older were current (past month) illicit drug users; this represents 9.2% of the population aged 12 or older.[1] Illicit drugs include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, inhalants, and prescription drugs used for non-medical purposes.


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OJP Publications

Separation and Identification of Drugs by Electrospray Ionization-Ion Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry (ESI-MS-MS), NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Bath Salt-type Aminoketone Designer Drugs - Analytical and Synthetic Studies on Substituted Cathinones, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016

Justice Assistance Grant Program, 2016, BJS, September 2016

Evaluation & Research Literature: The State of Knowledge on BJA-Funded Programs, FY 2016, BJA-Sponsored, June 2016

Evaluation of Friendly PEERsuasion, OJJDP-Sponsored, June 2016

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