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View Resource Informing America's Policy on Illegal Drugs: What We Don't Know Keeps Hurting Us

This report from the National Research Council of the National Academies explores what we really know about the effectiveness of drug-control efforts. The 360-page report, which is forthcoming in print but available online in full text, finds that there is a severe deficiency of adequate, reliable data on drug use, drug market economics, and enforcement activities. In addition to reviewing what is...
View Resource TRAC DEA Web Site: Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse

TRAC, a nonpartisan "data gathering, data research and data distribution organization" located at Syracuse University (discussed in the August 8, 1997 Scout Report) has updated its widely respected Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) site (free registration required). Under New Findings, users can view a summary of TRAC's latest analyses of the DEA's performance during the last five years. Users can...