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Drugs & The Law: Drugs & Prison

Drugs and the law

Information About Selected Legislation/Regulations

Reports, Articles, etc

Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations - A Research-Based Guide (The National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Mortality After Prison Release: Opioid Overdose and Other Causes of Death, Risk Factors, and Time Trends From 1999 to 2009

McClelland, G.M.; Elkington, K.S.; Teplin, L.A.; and Abram, K.M. Multiple substance use disorders in juvenile detainees. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43(10):1215–1224, 2004.

Mumola, C.; and Karberg, J.C. Drug Use and Dependence, State and Federal Prisoners, 2004. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2007. Available at http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/dudsfp04.pdf (PDF, 441KB)

Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program - Annual Report 2013

Substance Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System,Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series, No. 44.
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Rockville (MD) (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (US); 2005)