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Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: international, efforts, hinder, problems, control, standing, drug
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 078814376X
ISBN-13: 9780788143762

Over the past 10 years, the U.S. has spent about $20 billion on international drug control & interdiction efforts to reduce the illegal drug supply. This report summarizes the findings on international drug control & interdiction efforts & provides overall observations on (1) the effectiveness of U.S. efforts to combat drug production & the movement of drugs into the U.S., (2) obstacles to implementation of U.S. drug control efforts, & (3) suggestions to improve the operational effectiveness of the U.S. international drug control efforts. Contains recommendations for the Director, Office of Na

Author: Barry M. McCaffrey
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: abuse, summer, drug, trends, check, national, pulse
Number of Pages: 65
Published: 1999-05-01
ISBN-10: 078817942X
ISBN-13: 9780788179426

A report issued by the Office of National Drug Control Policy to provide the most current information on recent & changing trends in illicit drug use & drug markets in the U.S. The report is based on interviews conducted with ethnographers & epidemiologists, law enforcement officials, & drug treatment providers all over the country, all of whom work in the drug field, to compose a snapshot of the current state of drug abuse nationwide. Sections include: introduction; description of sources; trends in drug use: June-December 1997; heroin; cocaine; marijuana; emerging drugs; & speedballing. 11 c

Author: Manuel Gonzales
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crime, organized, drug, commission, president, trafficking, habit, abuse, america
Number of Pages: 802
Published: 1998-08
ISBN-10: 078814264X
ISBN-13: 9780788142642

Examines the debilitating effects illegal drugs have on the nation1s social and physical well-being and the implications of drug trafficking for the national security of many allies and neighbors in the international community as well as U.S. national security. Topics addressed include: the impact of the drug trade; portrait of drug production and use; drug trafficking and organized crime; Federal drug strategy: origins, evolution, and current status; current agency roles in drug enforcement, policy, and reducing drug demand; current supply strategies: analysis and recommendations; reducing th

Author: Andrea Kopstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: minorities, ethnic, racial, among, drug
Number of Pages: 127
Published: 1998-09
ISBN-10: 0788184032
ISBN-13: 9780788184031

Provides an understanding of the nature of drug use among minorities by summarizing data on this issue. The data came from several large & small-scale epidemiological studies that collect & analyze data on the incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality, & other adverse health consequences of drug use among racial/ethnic populations. Chapters: definition of race & ethnicity; overview of drug use & drug related problems; population statistics for racial/ethnic minorities in the U.S.; drug use in the general population; prevalence of drug use among youth; youth drug use & risky behaviors; & adve

Author: Laurie E. Ekstrand
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: drug, report, traffickers, senate, house, appropriations, committees, international, investigations, intensity, control, trafficking, areas, efforts, link
Number of Pages: 32
ISBN-10: 1428930884
ISBN-13: 9781428930889

Author: Robert L. Dupont
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: future, prevention, starts, drug, alcohol, stopping
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1996-12-31
ISBN-10: 0788129651
ISBN-13: 9780788129650

Stresses common national themes for alcohol and drug abuse prevention. Provides the first steps necessary to create programs to fight drug abuse and to eventually eliminate the problem. Chapters include a summary of the epidemic of alcohol and other drug use, knowledge about prevention of alcohol and other drug use, identification of youths at high risk, reduction of risk, and the next steps to take. Charts and tables.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: control, texas, crime, violent, strategy, drug, statewide
Number of Pages: 80
ISBN-10: 0788140450
ISBN-13: 9780788140457

Discusses the drug problem: drug trafficking trends, transshipment, domestic production, etc.; the resources: compliance with the National Drug Strategy, TNCP & legislative initiatives, the coordinated effort; & the priorities for 1997, including authorized program areas & recommendations to the U.S. Congress & the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Maps, graphs, charts, & photos.
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