ERIC Number: ED253839
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Federal Drug Strategy--1983. Hearings before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (November 1 and 2, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.
This document provides transcripts and prepared testimony from the Congressional hearings on narcotics abuse and control. Opening statements by Committee Chairman Charles Rangel and Congressman Benjamin Gilman are provided. Testimony is presented from Congressional representatives and administrators of substance abuse services and hospital programs. The text of additional questions for and responses from these administrators are included, as well as statements from representatives of national associations dealing with drug problems. Topics covered in the testimony include examination of existing drug prevention programs, law enforcement efforts, penalties for drug pushers and users, budgets and funding for drug abuse programs, and volunteerism in such programs. Provided also are a listing of programs that were awarded grants and programs with volunteers, a drug prevention marketing survey, graphs illustrating drug use by population, questionnaires concerning drug use, and letters from citizens concerned about drug problems and program cut-backs. (BH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.