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Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988: Public Law 100-690, 100th Congress - Title I: Coordination of National Drug Policy

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This Federal Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 intends to prevent the manufacturing, distribution, and use of illegal drugs.
The Act consists of 10 titles. Title I, Coordination of National Drug Policy, mandates the establishment of the Office of National Drug Control Policy in the Executive Office of the President. Staffing and procedures for the Office are specified in the various sections of the title. Title II, Treatment and Prevention Programs, contains subtitles on programs relating to the Public Health Service Act, employee assistance programs, native Hawaiian health care, provisions relating to certain drugs, certain provisions with respect to veterans, and miscellaneous health amendments. Title III, drug abuse education and prevention, contains subtitles on drug and alcohol abuse education programs and drug abuse education and prevention. Title IV, International Narcotics Control, contains subtitles on general provisions, multilateral narcotics control efforts, authorizations and earmarkings of foreign assistance, provisions relating to specific countries, the annual reporting and certification process, miscellaneous provisions relating to assistance programs, Department of State activities, and international banking matters. Remaining titles pertain to user accountability, anti-drug abuse amendments act of 1988, the death penalty and other criminal and law enforcement matters, the Federal alcohol administration, miscellaneous, and supplemental appropriations.