National Drug Control Strategy
Definition/Scope: (JP 3-07.4) The National Drug Control Strategy (NDCS) is issued annually by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and outlines the President's priorities and goals for reducing the demand for and supply of illegal drugs in the US. The strategy is a common framework for all US Government (USG) agencies involved in the collective effort to reduce illegal drug use and its consequences in America. The strategic goals of the NDCS are: preventing drug use before it starts; intervening and healing those who already use drugs; and disrupting the market for illicit substances.
Broader Terms:Office of National Drug Control Policy
Narrower Terms:drug abuse
Related Terms:Drug Enforcement Administration