The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) was established as a component of the Executive Office of the President of the United States by the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988. ONDCP has been charged, from its inception, with establishing national priorities, developing and implementing policy and strategies, and coordinating agencies and functions of the federal government involved in illegal drug supply and demand reduction activities. Subtitle F of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1998 established a goal of "a drug-free America." Through the act, ONDCP is charged with guiding and supporting the United States in achieving this goal.

The Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 created three leadership positions, which are appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the ONDCP director, ...

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