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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.



OJP Publications

Rapid and Reliable On-Site Drug Detection Using Aptamer-based Sensors, NIJ, March 2018

Florida Legislation Helps Reduce the Number of "Pill Mills", NIJ, February 2018

Synthetic Cathinones Stored in Biological Evidence Can Be Unstable, NIJ, February 2018

Distinguishing Between Structurally Similar Designer Drugs Using an Advanced Method of Chromatography, NIJ, February 2018

A Systematic Evaluation of the Analysis of Drug Microcrystals Using Infrared Microspectroscopy, NIJ-Sponsored, 2017

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