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Federal drug abuse control policy and the role of the military in anti-drug efforts

Charles A. Bowsher

Federal drug abuse control policy and the role of the military in anti-drug efforts

statement of Charles A. Bowsher, Comptroller General of the United States, before the Senate Committee on Armed Services

by Charles A. Bowsher

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug abuse -- Government policy -- United States

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    SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-GGD-88-38
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13, [4] p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14901312M

    Special Assistant to the President for Drug Abuse Policy in April In March , he was appointed 47Deputy Assistant to the President for Drug Abuse Policy. Turner served as the President’s adviser for drug abuse policy and assisted Nancy Reagan with her .   With the passage of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of , the federal government took a more active role in drug enforcement and drug abuse prevention. Nixon, who called drug abuse "public enemy number one" in a speech, emphasized treatment at first and used his administration's clout to push for the treatment of.

    The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) was established by Act of Congress in and is organized within the Executive Office of the President. ONDCP is authorized to develop and coordinate the policies, goals, and objectives of the Nation's drug control program for reducing the use of illicit drugs.

    The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of was a law of the War on Drugs passed by the U.S. other things, they changed the system of federal supervised release from a rehabilitative system into a punitive system. The Act also prohibited controlled substance bill enacted new mandatory minimum sentences for drugs, including marijuana.   The Federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of , more commonly known as the Controlled Substances Act, became effective on May 1, 1,2 This federal law contains 3 different titles. Title I deals with the establishment of rehabilitation programs for drug abusers, Title II addresses the registration and distribution of controlled substances, and Title III Cited by: 5.


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Senate. Committee on Armed Services,]. In the s, President Reagan expanded the federal government's drug interdiction effort while Nancy Reagan, the first lady, led a "Just Say No" campaign against drugs that equated use with immorality.

During the Reagan administration, Congress passed the Anti-Drug Abuse Act ofwhich greatly expanded the war against on trafficking and abuse. background of drug enforcement in the United States including how drugs came under the control of federal justice authorities and how legislation and administrative actions changed domestic drug enforcement.

It then provides a brief overview of drug enforcement File Size: KB. Hold that drug policy in the US suggests that drug control policies are necessary to prevent the collapse of public order and society. About 30% of all first offenders in the federal prisons are serving drug sentence.

False. Most serious problem facing communities. Consequences of. U.S. drug policy is based on a punitive logic of deterrence that assumes that targeting the drug supply through aggressive law enforcement will deter drug use by making drugs scarcer, more expensive, and riskier to buy.

Federal drug control spending jumped from $ billion in to. Start studying Drugs Chapter 3. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. the office of national drug control policy (drug czar) what led to the amendments of the controlled substances act that resulted in Anti-Drug Abuse acts.

military roles in anti-drug efforts. federal drug control programs, of which $ billion is requested for international programs, including civilian and military U.S.

foreign assistance. An additional $ billion is requested for International Drug Control Policy: Background and U.S. Responses). Inthe growing Center merged with the Drug Policy Foundation to create the Drug Policy Alliance.

The New Millennium: The Pendulum Shifts – Slowly – Toward Sensible Drug Policy George W. Bush arrived in the White House as the drug war was running out. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) the evolution of the process used to formulate federal drug budgets for fiscal years (FY) through ; and (2) how the executive branch tracks and monitors the obligation and expenditure of federal drug program funds.

GAO found that: (1) for FY throughCongress did not legislatively require the preparation of an annual. The ‘War on Drugs’ refers to the recent trend in United States political and military systems of sweeping prohibition efforts to end illegal drug first use of the term war to describe these policies occurred when President Richard Nixon gave a speech on J in a press conference for the Congress on Drug Abuse Prevention and Control, in which he referred to drug.

-Established Office of National Drug Control Policy -Administered by Drug Czar-Revised Controlled Substances Act -Funded treatment and education programs-Toughened penalties for drug users-Allowed death penalty for anyone murdered during a drug felony-Affects federal benefits or public housing for anyone involved in drug related activity.

This Order will amend the Commission's Rules to reflect the correct citation to the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of The Commission amended its rules to be in compliance with the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of The purpose of this Order is to provide guidance to the public and avoid any potential.

America’s drug policy incorporates federal laws that regulate the trade, distribution and use of illicit substances.

Drug policy covers everything from the classification of drugs and which are illegal to legal punishment for drug activity and treatment and rehabilitative services.

Federal drug policy is also involved in the development of campaigns for awareness, and the [ ]. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), a component of the Executive Office of the President, was established by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of The principal purpose of ONDCP is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program.

President Bush established a national office of drug policy, appointed a drug 'czar,' increased anti-drug spending and intensified drug law enforcement efforts.

President Clinton, for his part, increased the anti-drug budget by twenty-five percent, proposed expanded drug testing rules and intensified efforts toward drug interdiction and. Debates may also focus on shifting priorities and resources among various approaches to counternarcotics, including supply and demand reduction; the distribution of domestic and international drug control funding; and the relative balance of civilian, law enforcement, and military roles in anti-drug : Liana Sun Wyler.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy has an Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) dedicated to building and maintaining positive relations with Members of Congress and their staff.

One of OLA’s responsibilities is responding to Congressional inquiries. Calls and emails are returned as soon as practicable. The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is a component of the Executive Office of the President which works to reduce drug use and its consequences by leading and coordinating the.

Anti-Drug Abuse Act of - Title I: Coordination of National Drug Policy - Subtitle A: National Drug Control Program - National Narcotics Leadership Act of - Establishes the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the Executive Office of the President.

Names as principals of this Office a Director of National Drug Control Policy. Answer YES if all parties to the application are in compliance with Section of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of21 U.S.C. Sectionthe federal law which provides federal and state court judges the discretion to deny federal benefits to individuals convicted of offenses consisting of the distribution of controlled substances.

For a definition of "party" for these purposes, see 47 C.F.R.The Domestic Council Drug Abuse Task Force releases a report that recommends that "priority in Federal efforts in both supply and demand reduction be directed toward those drugs which inherently.The Office of National Drug Control Policy is a component of the Executive Office of the President of the United States.

The Director of National Drug Control Policy, colloquially known as the Drug Czar, heads the office."Drug Czar" was a term first used in the media by then-Senator Joe Biden in October In addition to running the ONDCP, the director evaluates, coordinates, and oversees Agency executive: Jim Carroll, Director.