drug and narcotic control
Summary: Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.
Publications236 found, 100 shown here
- The changing face of teenage drug abuse--the trend toward prescription drugsRichard A Friedman
Psychopharmacology Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
N Engl J Med 354:1448-50. 2006
- Coke and smack at the drugstore: harm reductive drug legalization: an alternative to a criminalization societyNoah Mamber
Cornell J Law Public Policy 15:619-64. 2006
- Searching for safety: addressing search engine, website, and provider accountability for illicit online drug salesBryan A Liang
Institute of Health Law Studies, California Western School of Law, San Diego, CA, USA
Am J Law Med 35:125-84. 2009....
- Regulating opioid prescribing through prescription monitoring programs: balancing drug diversion and treatment of painScott M Fishman
Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
Pain Med 5:309-24. 2004..Future trends for PMPs are described, including the potential for widespread use of electronic prescribing, which is gaining favor with the Drug Enforcement Agency...
- The World Health Organization paves the way for action to free people from the shackles of painWillem Scholten
Anesth Analg 105:1-4. 2007
- Dirt cheap and without prescription: how susceptible are young US consumers to purchasing drugs from rogue internet pharmacies?Lana Ivanitskaya
The Herbert H and Grace A Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, USA
J Med Internet Res 12:e11. 2010..This study examined how well students enrolled in a U.S. higher education institution could identify clearly unsafe pharmacies...
- "Save 30% if you buy today". Online pharmacies and the enhancement of peripheral thinking in consumersGrazia Orizio
Section of Hygiene Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Experimental and Applied Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:970-6. 2010..The aim of the study was to assess the strategies of argumentation that OPs adopt in their marketing...
- Availability of opioids on the InternetRobert F Forman
JAMA 290:889. 2003
- Manslaughter by fake artesunate in Asia--will Africa be next?Paul N Newton
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
PLoS Med 3:e197. 2006
- Drug-review deadlines and safety problemsDaniel Carpenter
Department of Government, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
N Engl J Med 358:1354-61. 2008..Critics have suggested that these deadlines may result in rushed approvals and the emergence of unanticipated safety problems once a product is in clinical use...
- Addressing the global tragedy of needless pain: rethinking the United Nations single convention on narcotic drugsAllyn L Taylor
O Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center, USA
J Law Med Ethics 35:556-70, 511. 2007..This article contributes to the discussion of this global health crisis by considering international legal and institutional mechanisms to promote wider accessibility to critical narcotic drugs for pain relief...
- Pain, anxiety and insomnia--a global perspective on the relief of suffering: comparative reviewHamid Ghodse
International Centre for Addiction Studies, Department of Addictive Behaviour and Psychological Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
Br J Psychiatry 183:15-21. 2003..Aims To highlight the discrepancies between the demand for and supply of controlled drugs for licit purposes by different communities, and to promote their rational utilisation...
- Impact of supply-side policies for control of illicit drugs in the face of the AIDS and overdose epidemics: investigation of a massive heroin seizureEvan Wood
British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
CMAJ 168:165-9. 2003..An ongoing prospective cohort study of injection drug users afforded an opportunity to evaluate the impact of this seizure...
- Murder by fake drugsPaul N Newton
BMJ 324:800-1. 2002
- The Diversion of Ultram, Ultracet, and generic tramadol HCLJames A Inciardi
University of Delaware Research Center, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
J Addict Dis 25:53-8. 2006..Survey data suggest that the diversion of Ultram and other tramadol products is low, and overall, diversion investigators did not consider tramadol to be a problem in their respective jurisdictions...
- Medical use, misuse, and diversion of opioids in IndiaM R Rajagopal
Pain and Palliative Care Clinic, Medical College, 673008, Calicut, India
Lancet 358:139-43. 2001..Our project has overcome regulatory barriers that had interrupted availability of morphine and its use in pain relief in India...
- The availability of web sites offering to sell opioid medications without prescriptionsRobert F Forman
Medical Affairs Alkermes, Inc, 88 Sidney St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Am J Psychiatry 163:1233-8. 2006..This study was designed to determine the availability of web sites offering to sell opioid medications without prescriptions...
- Quality of global e-pharmacies: can we safeguard consumers?Tracey L Bessell
Institute of Health Services Research, Monash University, Locked Bag 29, Clayton VIC 3168, Australia
Eur J Clin Pharmacol 58:567-72. 2002..This study aims to evaluate the quality of global e-pharmacies, discuss whether e-pharmacies support the safe and appropriate use of medicines, and consider how we can protect consumers in the future...
- Cyberpharmacies and the role of the US Food And Drug AdministrationJ E Henney
Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
J Med Internet Res 3:E3. 2001..We discuss the advantages and risks of online drug sales, outline FDA's authority and enforcement activities in this area, and describe new initiatives we are taking to better respond to the regulatory challenges we face...
- Internet availability of contraceptivesL Miller
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98104 2499, USA
Obstet Gynecol 97:121-6. 2001..To measure the accessibility of contraceptive supplies over the Internet...
- Australia shaken by complementary medicines recallBebe Loff
Lancet 361:1710. 2003
- Classification, location and legitimacy of web-based suppliers of Viagra to the UKCathal T Gallagher
School of Pharmacy, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herts, UK
Int J Pharm Pract 18:341-5. 2010..to categorise online suppliers of Viagra based on their legal status, and to quantify the suppliers within each category...
- Online availability of dextropropoxyphene over time, 2003-2005Fabrizio Schifano
Division of Mental Health Addictive Behaviour, St George s, University of London, United Kingdom
Cyberpsychol Behav 9:404-9. 2006..The emergence of Internet as an unregulated source of controlled substances is an important development that may have significant public health implications. This issue needs to be dealt with at both international and national level...
- Operation cyber chase and other agency efforts to control internet drug trafficking. The "virtual" enforcement initiative is virtually uselessJohn Richard Castronova
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, USA
J Leg Med 27:207-24. 2006
- Responding to the rofecoxib withdrawal crisis: a new model for notifying patients at risk and their health care providersAnil Jain
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Ann Intern Med 142:182-6. 2005..We decided to inform our patients of the withdrawal of rofecoxib, one of the largest drug withdrawals in United States history, and instruct them to contact their providers for guidance...
- Thai War on Drugs: measuring changes in methamphetamine and other substance use by school students through matched cross sectional surveysPaiboon Daosodsai
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
Addict Behav 32:1733-9. 2007....
- Supply control and harm reduction: lessons from the Australian heroin 'drought'Don Weatherburn
NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Australia
Addiction 98:83-91. 2003..To examine the effects of supply-side drug law enforcement on the dynamics of the Australian heroin market and the harms associated with heroin...
- Online pharmacies: safety and regulatory considerationsIsaac D Montoya
Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, Texas Medical Center, 77030, USA
Int J Health Serv 37:279-89. 2007..The biggest challenge in regulating non-U.S. pharmacies is due to their off-shore location. Unfortunately, given the widespread anonymous and ever-changing nature of the Internet, it is very difficult to close down illegal websites...
- Cocaine use in New South Wales, Australia, 1996-2000: 5 year monitoring of trends in price, purity, availability and use from the illicit drug reporting systemShane Darke
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
Drug Alcohol Depend 67:81-8. 2002..The regular and formal monitoring of illicit drug trends enabled substantial changes in the cocaine market in Sydney to be detected, and the information to be fed back to the health and law enforcement sectors...
- The availability of prescription-only analgesics purchased from the internet in the UKConnie Raine
Clinical Research Centre, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, UK
Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:250-4. 2009..Increasing numbers of people are accessing medicines from the internet. This online market is poorly regulated and represents a potential threat to the health of patients and members of the public...
- Taking the physician out of "physician shopping": a case series of clinical problems associated with Internet purchases of medicationTimothy W Lineberry
Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:1031-4. 2004..We present a case series illustrating some of the medical problems that resulted from drugs bought on-line illegally...
- 'Uppers' keep going upHamid Ghodse
Br J Psychiatry 191:279-81. 2007..The internet plays a significant role in global misuse of amphetamine-type stimulants, permitting uncontrolled dispensing by online pharmacies and providing information on techniques for illicit manufacture...
- Opioid availability in Latin America as a global problem: a new strategy with regional and national effectsLiliana De Lima
J Palliat Med 7:97-103. 2004
- Drugs: just a click away. Online pharmacies can make dangerous drugs easy to get, but also can promote better health care. Should we regulate them?Rachel Brand
State Legis 33:45, 47, 49. 2007
- Prescription drug abuse: what is being done to address this new drug epidemic? Testimony before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human ResourcesLaxmaiah Manchikanti
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 9:287-321. 2006....
- Using intervention time series analyses to assess the effects of imperfectly identifiable natural events: a general method and exampleStuart Gilmour
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
BMC Med Res Methodol 6:16. 2006..ITSA methods are quasi-experimental in nature and the validity of modelling with these methods depends upon assumptions about the timing of the intervention and the response of the process to it...
- Pharmacopoeial quality of drugs supplied by Nigerian pharmaciesR B Taylor
School of Pharmacy, The Robert Gordon University, Schoolhill, AB10 1FR, Aberdeen, UK
Lancet 357:1933-6. 2001..Substandard drugs sold in the pharmacies of less-developed countries could contribute to global microbial resistance and therapeutic failure of infectious diseases...
- Supply control does work: the case from AustraliaWei Hao
Mental Health Institute, Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
Addiction 100:926-7; discussion 930-2. 2005
- Supply control policy, harm reduction and context dependenceDon Weatherburn
NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, NSW 2001, Australia
Addiction 100:927-8; discussion 930-2. 2005
- Heroin, supply side interventions and crimePeter Reuter
Department of Criminology, University of Maryland at College Park, MD 20742 1821, USA
Addiction 100:925-6; discussion 930-2. 2005
- Age differentials in the impacts of reduced heroin: effects of a "heroin shortage" in NSW, AustraliaLouisa Degenhardt
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Drug Alcohol Depend 79:397-404. 2005..This paper uses a unique event, the Australian heroin shortage, to see whether an abrupt, substantial and sustained change in heroin supply had different effects on harms related to heroin use among younger and older heroin users...
- Pain relief, prescription drugs, and prosecution: a four-state survey of chief prosecutorsStephen J Ziegler
Division of Governmental Studies and Services, Washington State University, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:75-100. 2003
- Cerebral infarcts in a pediatric patient secondary to phenylpropanolamine, a recalled medicationNicole M Delorio
Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201, USA
J Emerg Med 26:305-7. 2004..Physicians must be aware that the public is still ingesting the drug and remain rigorous in including its toxicity in the differential diagnosis of acute neurologic events...
- The impact of illicit drug supply reduction on health and social outcomes: the heroin shortage in the Australian Capital TerritoryMichael Smithson
School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Addiction 99:340-8. 2004..The guiding hypothesis is that reduced supply will result in positive health and social outcomes...
- Evaluating explanations of the Australian 'heroin shortage'Louisa Degenhardt
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, Australia
Addiction 100:459-69. 2005..In this paper we outline and evaluate competing explanations for a heroin shortage that occurred in Australia during 2001 with an abrupt onset at the beginning of 2001...
- Pain management and prescription monitoringDavid E Joranson
Pain and Policy Studies Group, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53711 1068, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 23:231-8. 2002....
- Avoiding simplistic interpretations: comment on Degenhardt et al. 2005Mark Tyndall
Division of Infectious Diseases, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1Y6, Canada
Addiction 100:923-4; discussion 930-2. 2005
- Harm reduction and the global drug control regime: contemporary problems and future prospectsDavid R Bewley-Taylor
University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
Drug Alcohol Rev 23:483-9. 2004....
- Wanted: a public health approach to prescription opioid abuse and diversionDavid E Joranson
Pain and Policy Studies Group, Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:632-4. 2006
- Diversion and abuse of methadone prescribed for pain managementTheodore J Cicero
JAMA 293:297-8. 2005
- Formulation considerations for the development of medications with abuse potentialRobert S Mansbach
Departments of Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Development, Neurocrine Biosciences Inc, 12790 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 83:S15-22. 2006..This article proposes several factors that may be of use to industrial sponsors in making formulation choices for drugs with the potential for abuse...
- Identifying controlled substance patterns of utilization requiring evaluation using administrative claims dataStephen T Parente
HSI Network LLC, USA
Am J Manag Care 10:783-90. 2004..To develop a systems approach to identify, for further evaluation, patients with potential controlled substance misuse or mismanagement using software queries applied to administrative health claims data...
- Prescription opiate medications: medical uses and consequences, laws and controlsNorman S Miller
Department of Psychiatry and Medicine, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, A227 East Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824 1316, USA
Psychiatr Clin North Am 27:689-708. 2004..Demonstrate link between diversion and adverse effects on health caused by an addictive pattern of use and prescribing of Schedule II drugs..
- Media coverage of controlled substance diversion through theft or lossDavid B Brushwood
Department of Pharmacy Health Care Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0496, USA
J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 44:439-44. 2004..To determine the frequency of media reports of controlled substance diversion...
- Pernicious encroachment into end-of-life decision making: federal intervention in palliative pain treatmentJane N Bolin
Texas A and M University System Health Sciences Center, USA
Am J Bioeth 6:34-6; discussion W30-2. 2006
- Use and misuse of buprenorphine in the management of opioid addictionTheodore J Cicero
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
J Opioid Manag 3:302-8. 2007..Thus, the results indicate that it is unlikely that buprenorphine abuse will ever reach the epidemic that was feared by some regulatory groups and that its use in opioid detoxification and maintenance should continue...
- Prescription opioid abuse: dental perspectivesArthur H Jeske
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, USA
Tex Dent J 122:622-30. 2005..Pain control is an essential service and duty for dentists, and the appropriate selection and use of analgesics affords this service with the best safety and efficacy...
- Fifth Annual David A. Winston LectureMark B McClellan
Food and Drug Administration, USA
J Health Adm Educ 21:3-14. 2004
- Not as easy as it may appear: using radio frequency identification technology to fulfill the Prescription Drug Marketing Act's elusive pedigree requirementAfia K Asamoah
Food Drug Law J 61:385-418. 2006
- Rave drugs: pharmacological considerationsCarl S Hornfeldt
AANA J 72:334-5; author reply 335. 2004
- From balanced pain care to drug trafficking: the case of Dr. William Hurwitz and the DEAScott M Fishman
American Academy of Pain Medicine, USA
Pain Med 6:162-4. 2005
- Commentary in response to Paulozzi et al.: prescription drug abuse and safe pain managementScott M Fishman
Division of Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 15:628-31. 2006
- Dangers of self-prescribing and prescribing for family membersMarilyn Price
The Law and Behavioral Health Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
Med Health R I 90:178-81. 2007
- The costs of complianceEve Leeman
Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 35:179-87. 2007..Lastly, an argument for collaboration rather than compliance is made, imploring physicians to tailor individual treatment to each patient, and encouraging patients to be active in their own care...
- Decline in treatment of pediatric depression after FDA advisory on risk of suicidality with SSRIsAnne M Libby
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building, PO Box 6508, Campus Box F800, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
Am J Psychiatry 164:884-91. 2007....
- Failure of enforcement controlled substance laws in health policy for prescribing opiate medications: a painful assessment of morbidity and mortalityNorman S Miller
Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48823, USA
Am J Ther 13:527-33. 2006..These laws are aimed at balancing the need to controlling use with adverse consequences against the therapeutic benefits opiate medications provide the public...
- Antibiotics, big business, and consumers. The context of government investigations into the postwar American drug industryRobert Bud
Science Museum, London
Technol Cult 46:329-49. 2005
- Remarks at the Food and Drug Law Institute's 48th Annual ConferenceSteven M Niedelman
Office of Regulatory Affairs, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Rockville, MD, USA
Food Drug Law J 60:117-26. 2005
- Not DEA'd yet: Gonzales v. OregonCharles H Baron
Hastings Cent Rep 36:8. 2006
- Drug prohibition and the treatment system: perfect togetherStephen Magura
National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, New York, New York, USA
Subst Use Misuse 42:495-501. 2007..Similarities to the situation at the time of the repeal of alcohol prohibition in 1933 are discussed...
- Dicing with death : there's a good chance that the pills your doctor prescribed will do you no good and might even harm youHazel Muir
New Sci 191:38-41. 2006
- What is being done to address the new drug epidemic?Anthony H Dekker
Phoenix Indian Medical Center, Indian Health Service, USPHS, 4212 N 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016 5319, USA
J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:ES21-6. 2007..Joseph T. Rannazzisi, the deputy assistant administrator in the Office of Diversion Control, appeared before the House Government Reform Committee's Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources on July 26, 2006...
- FDA actions to prevent prescription drug abuseArthur H Jeske
Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, USA
Tex Dent J 122:634-45. 2005
- The meth menace: battling the fast-paced spread of methamphetamine may mean attacking it from several frontsGarry Boulard
State Legis 31:14-8. 2005
- Roadblock on the health IT superhighway: e-prescribing and the Controlled Substances ActKate L Lapane
J Opioid Manag 3:181-4. 2007..The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) must modify the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to keep pace with technology. It is time to move from discussions and hearings to piloting e-prescribing of controlled substances...
- Liability for overprescription of controlled substances. Can it be justified in light of the current practice of undertreating pain?Jacob B Nist
Southern Illinois University School of Law, c o Law Journal Office, Lesar Law Building, Carbondale, Illinois 62901, USA
J Leg Med 23:85-113. 2002
- Children and drug smugglingKevin C Osterhoudt
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:703. 2003
- Maximizing the value of electronic prescription monitoring programsDavid B Brushwood
University of Florida College of Pharmacy, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:41-54. 2003
- Achieving the right balance in oversight of physician opioid prescribing for pain: the role of state medical boardsDiane E Hoffmann
Law and Health Care Program, University of Maryland School of Law, USA
J Law Med Ethics 31:21-40. 2003
- Guidelines and methodological reviews concerning drug abuse liability assessmentRobert L Balster
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Institute for Drug and Alcohol Studies, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0310, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 70:S13-40. 2003..Thus, another goal of this review has been to identify areas where critical thinking and new guideline development are needed...
- [War on Drugs or War against Health? The pitfalls for public health of Puerto Rican drug policy]Salvador Santiago-Negrón
Universidad Carlos Albizu, San Juan, Puerto Rico
P R Health Sci J 22:49-59. 2003..It also presents those principles that should sustain pragmatic drug policy to address problematic drug use from a health and social perspective...
- Principles of economics crucial to pharmacy students' understanding of the prescription drug marketGail B Rattinger
Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 220 Arch Street, 12th Floor, Room 01 220, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Am J Pharm Educ 72:61. 2008....
- College on Problems of Drug Dependence taskforce on prescription opioid non-medical use and abuse: position statementJames Zacny
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, University of Chicago, Box MC4028, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 69:215-32. 2003....
- Reducing claims for prescription drugs with a high potential for abuseLauren Hoffman
Clinical Pharmacy Programs, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:371-4. 2003
- Programs established by FDA to expedite patient access to medicationsSusannah Motl
Drug Information Center, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 875 Monroe Avenue, Suite 116, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:339-45. 2003
- U.S. policies relevant to the prescribing of opioid analgesics for the treatment of pain in patients with addictive diseaseAaron M Gilson
Clin J Pain 18:S91-8. 2002..Also presented are recent policy initiatives that can improve the use of controlled substances to treat pain and, thus, ultimately enhance pain relief for patients with an addictive disease...
- A quagmire for our time: the war on drugsPeter Schrag
J Public Health Policy 23:286-98. 2002
- Changing patterns of "drug abuse" in the United States: connecting findings from macro- and microepidemiologic studiesZili Sloboda
Institute for Health and Social Policy, University of Akron, Ohio 44325 1915, USA
Subst Use Misuse 37:1229-51. 2002..Information from the sub-population or micro-epidemiologic studies are reviewed for possible hypotheses to explain each issue. Suggestions for further research and implications for prevention also are presented...
- Regional variation in drug purchase opportunity among youths in the United States, 1996-1997Kirk E James
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Mental Hygiene, Electronic Collaboratory for Investigations about Drugs ELCID, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Urban Health 79:104-12. 2002..The observed patterns of drug purchase opportunity add new features to our understanding of illicit drug involvement across the United States...
- Watch out for these drug scamsJohn Egerton
Med Econ 79:81-4. 2002
- Illegal drug use and public policyMichael Grossman
City University of New York Graduate Center, Health Economics Program, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 21:134-45. 2002..In this paper we summarize theoretical and empirical evidence suggesting that none of these propositions is correct...
- The effects of macro-level interventions on addictive behaviorR L Pacula
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138, USA
Subst Use Misuse 36:1901-22. 2001..Therefore, public policies that raise the full price of a drug to a consumer, particularly youth, are likely to result in long run reductions in rates of addiction...
- [Flunitrazepame--report based on experience with a dangerous drug]L Markus
MMW Fortschr Med 150:27-30. 2008
- Patterns of drug distribution: implications and issuesBruce D Johnson
Institute for Special Population Research, National Development and Research Institutes, New York, New York 10010, USA
Subst Use Misuse 38:1789-806. 2003..The overlooked contribution of treatment for "drug abuse" to reducing drug sales and distribution activities also will be considered as will other critical unresolved issues...
- Rushing to judgmentJoel Stein
Time 162:92. 2003
- Reducing opioid. analgesic abuse: models for successful collaboration among government, industry and other key stakeholdersMeredith Y Smith
Drug Alcohol Depend 95:177-81. 2008
- Diversion of prescription drugs to the black market: what the states are doing to curb the tideD A Forgione
Merrick School of Business, University of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Health Care Finance 27:65-78. 2001..We will also address some of the oppositions to monitoring programs that have been asserted and replies to these oppositions...
- Common drugs of abuse--Part IIMary Linda Stotter Cuddy
J Pract Nurs 54:5-8, 25-31; quiz 17-9. 2004..Drug abuse affects a significant number of individuals of all ages. Health care practitioners must be knowledgeable about both the physiological effects of such drugs and the impact of drug-seeking behavior on their patients...
- Drug policy by analogy: well, it's like thisDouglas B Marlowe
Treatment Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 600 Public Ledger Building, 150 South Independence Mall West, Phaildalphia, PA 19106, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:1455-6. 2003
- Drug policy by popular referendum: This, too, shall passDouglas B Marlowe
Treatment Research Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, 600 Public Ledger Bldg, 150 S Independence Mall West, 19106 3475, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Subst Abuse Treat 25:213-21. 2003....
- Revisiting sub-Saharan African countries' drug problems: health, social, economic costs, and drug control policyYahya H Affinnih
Department of African American Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York, USA
Subst Use Misuse 37:265-90. 2002..Since the drug problem in Africa has international origins, it will take concerted international cooperation and coordinated effort to combat the "social cancer" of drugs...
- A Bifunctional Katp Channel Activator and Redox Mimetic for BPDKanneganti Murthy; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Florida Node Alliance of the Drug Abuse Clinic Trials NetworkJose Szapocznik; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Police/Fire/EMTs Get the SKOOP: Online Skills &Training On Overdose PreventionJANIE ELIZABETH SIMMONS; Fiscal Year: 2012..The knowledge gained will allow Public Safety Personnel to intervene effectively to reduce fatal opioid-associated overdoses and will permit wide dissemination. ..
- New Neural Targets for Opioid Use Disorders: Human StudiesSharon L Walsh; Fiscal Year: 2010..Thus, these studies, conducted in healthy humans, will provide fundamental information regarding the potential for this system as a target for development of new treatment agents for opioid use disorders. ..
- Epidemiologic Study of the Effectiveness of an ADF in Reducing Opioid AbuseJennifer R Havens; Fiscal Year: 2013..The results from this study, in turn, will have vast implications for not only public health, but aso policies surrounding development of ADFs in order to prevent abuse of prescription opioids. ..
- Characterizing Prescription Drug Use in a Representative Sample of U.S. DriversRobin A Pollini; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Kentucky TRIALS Research CenterCarl G Leukefeld; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Nuclear export of the HIV genome: A Molecular Dynamics Study of the InteractionsMOHAMMAD RK MOFRAD; Fiscal Year: 2013..In the long-run it may even be possible to put these results to practical use. ..
- Virtual Environment Training in the Proper Use of Prescription Pain MedicationsBRADLEY TANNER; Fiscal Year: 2013..OpioidRisk.com that compares change in competency, performance, clinical, and communication skills and improved treatment behavior related to opioid prescribing and pain patient assessment for addiction risk. ..
- Enhancing the Role of Commune Health Workers in HIV and Drug Control in VietnamLi Li; Fiscal Year: 2013..Relationships between the intervention outcomes of CHWs, IDUs and FMs will also be explored. ..
- EVALUATION OF THE HIDTA SEAMLESS SYSTEM FOR OFFENDERSFaye Taxman; Fiscal Year: 2004..The proposed research will advance the scientific field by providing an experimental examination of a systematic approach on offender outcomes and cost- effectiveness and benefits of such an approach. ..
- HIV INTERVENTIONS FOR YOUNG, APPALACHIAN RISK TAKERSRick Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2003..The proposal involves a randomized design which includes individual, school, and community levels, to be assessed through hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, and repeated measures MANCOVA. ..
- Opioid medications without prescriptions on the internetDOUGLAS MARLOWE; Fiscal Year: 2006..Explore the prevalence of internet purchases in two prescription opioid-using samples by adding a question about how medications were obtained to two ongoing opioid diversion surveillance studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PREVIOUS AMERICAN DRUG EXPERIENCE & FUTURE PERSPECTIVESDAVID MUSTO; Fiscal Year: 2009..To the extent that the applicant's research, writing and speaking can add to the public awareness of reform patterns, the chances of our current reform ending like the first two might be reduced. ..
- STUDIES OF THE GLYOXALASE ENZYMESElizabeth Gillespie; Fiscal Year: 1980..This, in turn, should lead to the definition of new loci for potential drug control of inflammation...
- HIGH FIELD MR RESEARCH IN DRUG ABUSEPerry Renshaw; Fiscal Year: 2005..5 T field strength. Importantly, funds requested for this BRP will be used exclusively to support the engineering aspects of the research projects. ..
- CONFERENCE ON THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF OPIATE USEJOEL JUTKOWITZ; Fiscal Year: 1980..2. Edited transcripts of the Conference Discussions. 3. Supporting documents and maps. 4. Analysis and evaluation of Conference materials. 5. Integrative and synthetic essays unifying the materials. ..
- DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION TOOL KIT FOR COMMUNITY GROUPSWilliam Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2001..The product to be tested will be commercially marketed curriculum that will have the potential of help community groups with their prevention goals. ..
- TALK ABOUT DRUGS IN AM RHET RESONANCE--POLICY 1875-1990SUSAN SPEAKER; Fiscal Year: 1999..In the final chapter she will show how "stock" characterizations of drugs and users have entered into the legislative discourse about drug policy by examining Congressional drug control bills and hearings. ..
- PRESYNAPTIC DOPAMINE MECHANISMS AFTER CHRONIC COCAINEEVERETT ELLINWOOD; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- CHRONIC DRUG USE, DEPRESSION, AND LABOR SUPPLYPierre Alexandre; Fiscal Year: 2001..The resulting findings will help policy makers and employers make decisions regarding the allocation of scarce resources between workplace drug control programs and other alternatives such as improving employees' mental health. ..
- Effects of major changes in alcohol availabilityRobin Room; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SYRINGE ACCESS AND HIV RISKMerrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002..g., high or low availability of sterile syringes) and actual risk factors (e.g., frequency of infected syringes in circulation). ..
- EFFECTS OF PARTNER VIOLENCE VICTIMIZATION IN DRUG USEMerrill Singer; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Away From Home and Out of SchoolDeborah A Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings will be useful to inform future community and population level interventions to promote healthy eating, active living, and obesity control. ..
- ALCOHOL OUTLETS, BROKEN WINDOWS, GONORRHEA AND HIV RISKDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003..The findings will inform future HIV prevention interventions and provide guidance to CBOs as to whether control of alcohol outlets and neighborhood development may enhance the prevention of HIV transmission. ..
- Treatment System Impact & Outcomes of Proposition 36Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2006..The project will produce recommendations to improve treatment strategies and inform future policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. ..
- PEER MENTORS FOR ADOLESCENTS IN HIV-AFFECTED FAMILIESStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2003..Primary outcomes will continue to be defined as in specific aim #1. ..
- The Medical Consequences of Different Types of HeroinDaniel Ciccarone; Fiscal Year: 2008..e., soft tissue infection, HIV and heroin related overdose. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Reducing HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse: Linking Compulsory Rehabilitation to Methadone Yih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2008..If proven effective, the program can be widely applied in China and in other parts of the world to reduce heroin use and related HIV risk behaviors. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DRUG ABUSE: EPIDEMIOLOGY, TREATMENT PROCESS, & OUTCOMESYih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2003..The applicant also expects to grow professionally as Associate Director of the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center. ..
- A Long-term Follow-up Study of Drug-Dependent Mothers and ChildrenYih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2010..The study will also lay the foundation for future in-depth investigation of the children of these mothers with histories of substance abuse. ..
- SERVICE OUTREACH TO HOMELESS DRUG USERSStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2003..3) To determine the client characteristics and service process variables which predict entry to and retention in treatment/interventions for drug addiction, as well as other differences in outcomes. ..
- A 12 YEAR FOLLOW UP OF A COCAINE DEPENDENT SAMPLEYih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- GROUP MOTIVATIONAL INTERVENTION IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENTStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2002..Because even a brief group therapy may add to treatment costs, it is important6 to determine the cost per patient for each additional unit of positive outcome achieved (assuming outcomes improve). ..
- Buprenorphine Maintenance for Opioid Addicted Persons in Jail and Post-ReleaseStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2007..Outcomes will be assessed at 6 months after release from jail by chart review, personal interviews and toxicologies for drugs of abuse. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INNOVATIVE JOB PLACEMENT MODEL FOR METHADONE PATIENTSStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2004..4) To conduct benefit-cost and cost-effectiveness analyses of the modified IPS vocational rehabilitation program. ..
- Services Research on Sanctions & Rewards in Drug CourtDOUGLAS MARLOWE; Fiscal Year: 2005..By isolating the specific effects of various components of drug courts, we will determine the optimum manner in which to structure and deliver services for this promising intervention. ..
- Preventing Club Drug Use among Rave AttendeesGeorge Yacoubian; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Readiness for Implementation of Research to PracticeYih Ing Hser; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Control Trial of Self-Help for Dually-Diagnosed PersonsStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2005..5. To conduct a process evaluation focusing on the implementation and on-going growth and development of the DTR groups (in the study clinics), as well as DTR group climate. ..
- GIS, ALCOHOL MARKETING, AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OUTCOMESDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because alcohol marketing is already regulated, if certain marketing techniques are disproportionately associated with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related mortality, the findings can be used to inform public policy. ..
- LEVELS OF CARE AND OUTCOMES IN ALCOHOLISM TREATMENTStephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2002..Using treatment cost data and outcome results, a cost-effectiveness analysis of matching and mismatching at different Levels of Care will be conducted. ..
- A Spanish Adaptation of the ASI-Multimedia VersionStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2002..Due to its reliability and low cost, we believe the ASI-MV could become the "Gold Standard" addictions assessment. Under such a circumstance, a Spanish adaptation would enjoy widespread use and profitability. ..
- Gangs, Gender and Drug Sales: A Qualitative StudyGEOFFREY P HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction RuleRichard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A new method for estimating surgical risk will improve patient safety and assist in surgical decision-making, informed consent, monitoring surgical products, &improving quality assessment. ..
- CENTENARIAN OFFSPRING AND CONTROL FOR LONGITUDINAL STUDYThomas Perls; Fiscal Year: 2001..Our fifth aim is to continue our efforts in ascertaining and recruiting families highly clustered for longevity, in collecting phenotype data, and in establishing cell lines. ..
- Intravenous Cocaine Discrimination in HumansChris Ellyn Johanson; Fiscal Year: 2004..If successful, this will be an efficient paradigm for examining the ability of compounds to attenuate the effects of cocaine in humans and may lead to a successful pharmacological treatment for cocaine abuse/dependence. ..
- A Randomized Trial to Evaluate Project ARMTraci Toomey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Two secondary goals of the study are to assess the promise of ARM Express for influencing establishment policies and decreasing alcohol-related problems and to evaluate differences between participating and non-participating outlets. ..
- A Qualitative Study of Editorial Decision-MakingLisa Bero; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT OF SMOKELESS TOBACCO USERSDorothy Hatsukami; Fiscal Year: 2008..PERFORMANCE SITE ========================================Section End=========================================== ..
- EFFLUX-MEDIATED RESISTANCE TO TETRACYCLINESStuart Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006..Such understanding will also enhance[unreadable] efforts to reverse efflux of other antibiotics and drugs used to treat infectious diseases, including[unreadable] bacteria, fungi and parasites, and cancer. ..
- POSTMENOPAUSAL ESTROGEN INFLUENCES ON OLFACTIONRICHARD DOTY; Fiscal Year: 2005..Third, it would lead to testable hypotheses regarding the role of reproductive hormones, and their underlying mechanisms, in the maintenance of normal olfactory function. ..
- Management Decisions in Financial Conflicts of InterestLisa Bero; Fiscal Year: 2002..Our findings will allow us to develop a framework for decision-making regarding conflict identification and management. ..
- Internet Monitoring Of Prescription Drug AbuseStephen Butler; Fiscal Year: 2006..Phase II will see development of a full prototype of PRISM and demonstration of its reliability and internal and external validity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- METABOLISM OF CARCINOGENIC TOBACCO SPECIFIC NITROSAMINESStephen Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Assessing Density of Alcohol Outlets, Other Outlets and CrimeTraci L Toomey; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results from this study will advance the research literature and inform policy and neighborhood development. ..
- Innovative Interventions for Smoking CessationDorothy K Hatsukami; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results of this study will provide useful information on directions to pursue to improve our pharmacotherapies and behavioral treatments and to better understand the various aspects of addiction. ..
- CARCINOGENIC CYCLIC NITROSAMINE DNA ADDUCTSStephen S Hecht; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed research is significant because of the known human exposure to these carcinogens through the diet, tobacco products, and endogenous formation. ..