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What's Known and Unknown about Marijuana (Part One)

January 2024

Marijuana poses many challenges for researchers, law enforcement, and policy makers, challenges that fall into two fields: drug chemistry and toxicology. NIJ scientist Dr. Frances Scott joins this episode to explain the complications in drug chemistry and how difficulties defining marijuana lead to backlogs in crime labs around the country. NIJ Communications Assistant Josh Mondoro hosts. 

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National Consortium on Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide Final Report

Date Published
October 2020
Publication Type
Research (Applied/Empirical), Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Study/Research), Report (Grant Sponsored), Issue Overview, Instructional Material (Programmed), Conference Material, Administration/Management Material