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National Drug Control Budget, FY 2012 Funding Highlights   [open pdf - 255KB]

"The President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 National Drug Control Budget requests $26.2 billion to reduce drug use and its consequences in the United States. This represents an increase of $322.6 million (1.2 percent) over the FY 2010 enacted level of $25.9 billion. In May 2010, President Obama released the Administration's inaugural National Drug Control Strategy (Strategy). The Strategy describes the specific actions Federal departments and agencies are taking in order to achieve the Administration's two main drug-control goals to reduce drug use and its consequences by 2015, and the funding dedicated to those efforts. The plan calls for a balanced approach of prevention, treatment, law enforcement, interdiction, and international partnerships to achieve a 15 percent reduction in the rate of youth drug use over 5 years, as well as similar reductions in chronic drug use and drug-related consequences such as drug deaths and drugged driving. The FY 2012 National Drug Control Budget demonstrates a recommitment to the goals, objectives, and activities in the Administration's inaugural Strategy. The requested funding will continue to strengthen nationwide efforts to detect, prevent, and treat illicit drug use in our communities and break the cycle of illicit drug use, crime, and incarceration."

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2011-02
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White House Office of National Drug Control Policy: http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/
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