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Improving anti-drug budgeting
Murphy, Patrick.
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2000.
Physical Description:
xxii, 119 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Prepared for the Office of National Drug Control Policy."

"Science and Technology Policy Institute, Drug Policy Research Center."

"MR-1262-ONDCP"--P. [4] of cover.
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1430 Lexile.
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The United States spends over $16 billion a year to fight drugs, or so the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has certified over the past few years. What confidence is there that this budget accurately reflects federal expenditures on antidrug activities? The agencies that compile the antidrug budgets use a variety of calculation methods, some of which are problematic. Although the drug-control budget will necessarily always be a collection of estimates, it can be significantly improved, by establishing common principles to guide the calculations and by basing them on empirical data. Such steps would provide ONDCP with the ability to implement strategies and hold agencies accountable for their performance. This is essential for the ONDCP Director to beable to direct and coordinate the nation's antidrug programs and for the American people to be confident about what resources are actually being spent on antidrug activities.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Tablesp. ix
Summaryp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xix
Abbreviationsp. xxi
Chapter 1 Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2 Budgeting Overviewp. 5
Chapter 3 U.S. Coast Guardp. 17
Chapter 4 Federal Bureau of Prisonsp. 25
Chapter 5 U.S. Department of Defensep. 33
Chapter 6 Immigration and Naturalization Servicep. 41
Chapter 7 U.S. Customs Servicep. 53
Chapter 8 Federal Bureau of Investigationp. 65
Chapter 9 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationp. 75
Chapter 10 Department of Veterans Affairsp. 83
Chapter 11 Health Care Financing Administrationp. 89
Chapter 12 U.S. Department of Educationp. 95
Chapter 13 Conclusions and Recommendationsp. 103
Bibliographyp. 115