Drug Enforcement Administration

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Noun1.Drug Enforcement Administration - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substancesDrug Enforcement Administration - federal agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations governing narcotics and controlled substances; goal is to immobilize drug trafficking organizations
Department of Justice, DoJ, Justice Department, Justice - the United States federal department responsible for enforcing federal laws (including the enforcement of all civil rights legislation); created in 1870
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
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The marijuana was turned over to the Drug Enforcement Administration and the vehicle was seized by Border Patrol.
In 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration and CDC released alerts identifying illicitly manufactured fentanyl as a threat to public health and safety (1,2).
NYSE: DEA) has agreed to acquire a 42,480 square foot Drug Enforcement Administration regional laboratory in Pleasanton, California, the company said.
The State Customs Service and the Drug Enforcement Administration of the U.
The US Drug Enforcement Administration describes, according to Charlie Campbell writing for Time: a "new front in the drug war, shifting the front line from the Colombian jungles, Afghan hills and Winnebagos of New Mexico to the laboratories of Shanghai and other Chinese cities.
THE EUROPEAN Union, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and American prison officials are locked in an unusual battle over sodium thiopental, a drug used for lethal injections in most state executions.
Charity, and $20,000 to the Drug Enforcement Administration Survivors Benefit Fund (DEA SBF).
The Drug Enforcement Administration at the Directorate General of Inquiries and Criminal Investigations last week arrested 12 Omani citizens in the Wilayat of Muttrah of Muscat governorate.
Michael Welch, Detective Miguel Martinez and members of the North Worcester County Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration and charged with illegal possession of ecstacy, illegal possession of ecstacy with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate the controlled substance laws (see related story, page 1).
The Drug Enforcement Administration raided 11 medical marijuana dispensaries across Los Angeles on Wednesday, including five in the San Fernando Valley.
Logic and myth collide when Evan's older brother reveals a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation that may call into question everything he ever believed about his parents.
Proceedings to add, delete, or change the schedule of a drug or other substance may be initiated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), or by petition from any interested party, including the manufacturer of a drug, a medical society or association, a pharmacy association, a public interest group concerned with drug abuse, a state or local government agency, or an individual citizen.

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