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Drug Enforcement Administration

  • By: George Feeney
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Federal narcotic law enforcement began in 1915, within a year of passage of the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act, section 10 of which authorized the commissioner of internal revenue, with the approval of the secretary of the treasury, to appoint as many ...

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