Preemptive Approach to Combatting and Characterizing Emerging Synthetic Opioids

Monday, February 8th, 2021 1:00:00 PM EST – 2:00:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour This webinar seeks to describe how preemptive synthesis and characterization of potent psychoactive substances from the literature can aid forensic scientists in the identification of unknowns…
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Novel Synthetic Opioids in Oral Fluid: Analytical Methods and Prevalence

Thursday, February 11th, 2021 1:00:00 PM EST – 2:00:00 PM EST Duration: 1 hour Opioid use has risen dramatically, creating public safety concerns. Synthetic opioids can be hundreds of times more potent than heroin and can produce severe intoxications and…
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Recent Advances in Tandem Separation and Detection Techniques for the Analysis of Emerging Drugs

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) The use of tandem separation and detection techniques can be thought of as a tandem bicycle: one passenger is the separation technique and the other passenger…

The hidden costs of the opioid crisis and the implications for financial management in the public sector

Jeri Ropero-Miller and Paul Speaker   Report Date Volume 1, 2019, Pages 227-238 Abstract The November 2017 release of the Council of Economic Advisers’ White House report on the opioid crisis suggests that prior consideration of expenses severely underestimated the…
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UNODC Early Warning Alert System: Forensic Tools for New Psychoactive Substances

← Back to Series  Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour(s) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Early Warning Advisory (EWA) on new psychoactive substances (NPS) was launched in June…