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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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Separation and Identification of Drugs by Electrospray Ionization-Ion Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry (ESI-MS-MS), NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Bath Salt-type Aminoketone Designer Drugs - Analytical and Synthetic Studies on Substituted Cathinones, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Transition Metal Cluster Compounds for the Fluorescent Identification and Trace Detection of Substances of Abuse, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Identification and Prevalence Determination of Novel Recreational Drugs and Discovery of Their Metabolites in Blood, Urine and Oral Fluid, NIJ-Sponsored, 2016
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Improving the Reliability of Drug Tests Done by Officers, NIJ, November 2016
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