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NIDA Drug Supply Program (DSP) Ordering Guidelines

Guidance for ordering a variety of research chemicals and controlled substances for research purposes to all investigators working in the area of drug abuse, addiction, and related disciplines. The availability of controlled substances is regulated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Department of Justice under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), and Psychotropic Convention.


Issued by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Issue Date: January 01, 2016

NIDA Drug Supply Program

The NIDA Drug Supply Program is administered by the Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences (DTMC). In addition to funding research in drug abuse, addiction, prevention, and treatment, NIDA facilitates such research to accomplish its mission by providing chemicals and research probes that are either unavailable, difficult to obtain, or very expensive to buy to researchers. In addition, this program also provides analytical services for the analysis of researchers experimental samples.

Please Note: The NIDA Drug Supply Program (NDSP) is not currently accepting courier packages. If you would like to order from the drug supply program please contact Dr. Rik Kline(link sends email)

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