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October 29, 2018

Heroin Domestic Monitor Report

The DEA Heroin Domestic Monitor Program (HDMP) is a retail-level heroin purchase program that provides data analysis about the geographic source of heroin along with price, purity, adulterants, and diluents sold at the street-level in 27 U.S. cities. The data in this report is from 2016.

October 18, 2018

Prescription For Disaster

Increasing numbers of teens are using prescription and over-the-counter medications to get high. Many parents and caregivers don’t know enough about this problem, and many teens don’t understand the dangers. Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Abuse Medicine is a guide that helps parents and caregivers understand and identify the medications teens are abusing. An invaluable resource for parents and caregivers, Prescription for Disaster: How Teens Abuse Medicine presents prescription drug basics, includes information about commonly abused prescription drugs, lists steps parents and caregivers can take to keep their teens drug free, and more.

October 17, 2018

Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon, DEA Headquarters Red Ribbon Rally

Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon, delivers a speech during the DEA Headquarters Red Ribbon Rally.

October 15, 2018

Opioid Threat in Pennsylvania

Crafting initiatives and strategies to address opioid supply, demand, and misuse requires timely and actionable information and data, which this report endeavors to provide. This report presents a comprehensive assessment of the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, through collection and analysis of supply and demand indicators and intelligence, as well as detailed county level analysis of multiple opioid misuse data sources.

October 15, 2018

Heroin Signature Report

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Heroin Signature Program (HSP) analyzed several hundred wholesale-level heroin samples in 2016 to identify the geographic area where the samples were manufactured (Mexico, South America [SA], Southwest Asia [SWA], or Southeast Asia [SEA]).

October 15, 2018

Greater New Orleans Situational Drug Report

The purpose of the Greater New Orleans Situational Drug Report is to identify current and emerging drug trends within the New Orleans metropolitan area as well as to deliver accurate and timely strategic intelligence to assist drug treatment and prevention organizations in the development of drug prevention and mitigation strategies. This assessment provides an overview of the region’s primary drug threats.

October 12, 2018

Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon, Instead Opioid Summit Plenary Opening Remarks

Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon, delivers plenary opening remarks for the Instead Opioid Summit in Salt Lake City Utah

 

October 4, 2018

How to Properly Dispose of Your Unused Medicines

Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue. The Drug Enforcement Administration provides guidance on the right way to dispose of unused medicine.

October 2, 2018

2018 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA)

The 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) is a comprehensive strategic assessment of the threat posed to the United States by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs. The report combines federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement reporting; public health data; open source reporting; and intelligence from other government agencies to determine which substances and criminal organizations represent the greatest threat to the United States.

October 2, 2018

Paul E. Knierim “Stopping the Poison Pills: Combatting the Trafficking of Illegal Fentanyl from China”

Statement before the Caucus on International Narcotics Control United States Senate for a hearing entitled “Stopping the Poison Pills: Combatting the Trafficking of Illegal Fentanyl from China”

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