Get Ready for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs. The next Take Back Day is April 27, 2024 from 10am-2pm (local time) at locations nationwide.

Classrooms to Conferences: Connecting the Community to Fight Drug Misuse

This is the 12th installment in a series of profiles featuring DEA special agents, diversion investigators, chemists, and more. Learn about the tough but fulfilling, fascinating, and vital work these DEA personnel do, as well as the many different ways to get involved in fighting drug misuse.

Mapping the Delta-8, Delta-9, or Any THC-Related Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Through News Reports

A map designed by Smart Approaches to Marijuana visualizes locations where people have been hospitalized or visited an emergency department because of Delta-8, Delta-9, or any THC-related consumption, sourced from news stories.

2023 Red Ribbon Photo Contest Winners Announced

The DEA and the National Family Partnership have announced the winners of the 2023 Red Ribbon Week Photo Contest!

2023 National Red Ribbon Rally

The DEA National Red Ribbon Rally takes place each October. Broadway actress Rema Webb serves as this year’s emcee. The 2023 National Red Ribbon Rally features remarks from DEA Administrator Anne Milgram, NFL veteran Spencer Paysinger, and the WNBA LA Sparks.

Watch: 'Awkward Conversations' Podcast Season 3

The Drug Enforcement Administration is pleased to announce the next installment of its collaboration with the Elks Drug Awareness Program.

'The Time to Act Is Now' -- California School Makes Fentanyl Mini-Film

A California school community released a mini-film on the fentanyl epidemic, showing how America's #1 drug threat can impact students and their families.

Xylazine: A Drug That Naloxone Can’t Combat

Xylazine – often called “tranq” – is a drug adulterant that DEA has detected in a growing number of overdose deaths, despite the FDA authorizing it only for veterinary use.

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