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What is the mission of the DEA?

-Enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the USA
-Address issues of illegal growing, manufacturing, or distribution both domestically and internationally

2

What is the Drug Czar?

-Head of the ONDCP (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
-Part of the executive branch that evaluates, coordinates, and oversees both international and domestic anti-drug efforts.
*oversees DEA, NIDA, and NIAAA (From NIH) activities and budget

3

What does the DEA do?

-Oversees programs that deal with illicit and prescribed Scheduled drugs (I-V) such as:
-Drug eradication
-Drug education
-Assist state and local agencies, civic groups, school systems and officials to combat drug abuse.
-Help secure borders against drug trafficking

4

What is the definition of a Schedule I Controlled Substance?

-Substances that have no accepted medical use in the US -Have a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision
-High potential for abuse

5

What is the definition of a Schedule II Controlled Substance?

-Have a high potential for abuse which may lead to sever psychological or physical dependence.

*Hydrocodone

6

What is the definition of a Schedule III Controlled Substance?

-Have a potential for abuse less than I and II, and abuse may lead to moderate of low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.

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What is the definition of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance?

Low potential for abuse relative to substances in Schedule III.

*Tramadol

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What is the definition of a Schedule V Controlled Substance?

Have a low potential for abuse relative to substances listed in Schedule IV and consists primarily of preparations containing limited quantities of narcotics

9

What is the DOPL and Utah Controlled Substance Database (UCSD)?

- a legislatively created database to track and collect data on dispensing of schedule II-V drugs by retail, institutional, and outpatient hospital pharmacies.

10

What is the purpose of the DOPL and UCSD?

Identify over-utilization, misuse and over-prescribing of controlled substances throughout the state.

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What are the details of how the DOPL and UCSD work?

-Outpatient pharmacies report dispensing of scheduled drugs within 7 days and the data are posted with 24 hours after receipt.

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What is not required to be reported to the UCSD?

-Prescriptions at Federal Facilities (VA and Military)
-Out of State Pharmacies
-Pharmacies serving inpatient populations (Hospitals)