Chapter 1. Introduction to Drug Trends, Control, Legislation and Analysis

  1. Michael D. Cole

Published Online: 17 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470868007.ch1

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

How to Cite

Cole, M. D. (2003) Introduction to Drug Trends, Control, Legislation and Analysis, in The Analysis of Controlled Substances, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868007.ch1

Author Information

  1. Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471492528

Online ISBN: 9780470868003

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductory Remarks

  • International Legislation

  • Controlled Substances in the United Kingdom

    • Background to the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971

    • The Provisions of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971

  • Controlled Substances in the United States

  • Controlled Substances in Australia

  • The Drug Chemist and Drug Analysis

  • Quality Assurance in the Drugs Laboratory

  • Presentation of Evidence in Court

  • References