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National Drug Control Strategy 2013

NCJ Number
Date Published
April 2013
104 pages
This document from the Executive Office of the President contains the 2013 National Drug Control Strategy for the Obama Administration.
This report, prepared by the Executive Office of the President, contains this Administration's 2013 National Drug Control Strategy. The report describes in detail what the current Administration has done to reduce drug use and its consequences. The Strategy has two main goals which this Administration aims to attain by 2015: curtail illicit drug consumption in America; and improving the public health and public safety of the American people by reducing the consequences of drug abuse. The different parts of the Strategy are presented in the report's seven chapters: 1) Strengthen Efforts to Prevent Drug use in Our Communities; 2) Seek Early Intervention Opportunities in Health Care; 3) Integrate Treatment for Substance Use Disorders into Health Care and Expand Support for Recovery; 4) Break the Cycle of Drug Use, Crime, Delinquency, and Incarceration; 5) Disrupt Domestic Drug Trafficking and Production; 6) Strengthen International Partnerships; and 7) Improve Information Systems for Analysis, Assessment, and Local Management. Two additional sections of the report present updates on two areas of the Strategy identified as national priority areas: reducing drugged driving and preventing prescription drug abuse. The report suggests that since its inceptions, this Administration's National Drug Control Strategy has improved public health and public safety. 133 endnotes