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Drugs of Abuse

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

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Drugs of Abuse: A DEA Resource Guide


This guide, available for free online, is designed to be a reliable resource on the most commonly abused and misused drugs in the United States.

This guide provides important information about the harms and consequences of drug use by describing a drug’s effects on the body and mind, overdose potential, origin, legal status, and other key facts.

Cite this source (MLA):

United States. Dept. of Justice. Drug Enforcement Administration. Drugs of Abuse: A DEA Resource Guide. 2022 ed. DEA, 2022. PDF file.

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