Legal Issues Relating to the Disposal of Dispensed Controlled Substances

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Prescription drug abuse is the second-most common form of illicit drug abuse among teenagers in the United States, trailing only marijuana use. Prescription drug abuse has become a particular concern amongst federal policymakers. This report discusses this issue, including related pieces of legislation such as the Controlled Substances Act, the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, and the proper way to dispose of controlled substances.

Creator(s): Yeh, Brian T.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 19, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Yeh, Brian T.

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 19, 2010
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Prescription drug abuse is the second-most common form of illicit drug abuse among teenagers in the United States, trailing only marijuana use. Prescription drug abuse has become a particular concern amongst federal policymakers. This report discusses this issue, including related pieces of legislation such as the Controlled Substances Act, the Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Act of 2010, and the proper way to dispose of controlled substances.

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15 pages.

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