Regulatory and LawEnforcement Roles in Cross-State Border     Diversion        April 10-12, 2012 Walt Disney World Swan Re...
Learning Objectives:•  1. Define the roles of local, state and federal   agencies during investigation of inter-state   dr...
Disclosure Statement•  All presenters for this session, William   Benson, John Marshall, and Karen   Matthew, have disclos...
Regulatory and LawEnforcement Roles in Cross-State  Border Diversion: Tennessee  Tennessee Drug Diversion Task Force    Ph...
•  Training and public awareness materials
•  Training and public awareness   materials
•  Training   –  Each of the four regional task forces hosts      quarterly meetings/training opportunities   –  Presentat...
•  Existing Legislation   –  Scheduling of Carisoprodol/Tramadol   –  Ability for state/local law enforcement to obtain   ...
•  In February 2012, the Tennessee Drug   Diversion Task Force merged with the   Tennessee Methamphetamine Task   Force to...
Tennessee Methamphetamine             Task Force Partnership•    Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (Grantee)•    Tennessee...
Meth Task Force        Initiatives•  Educate the Public•  Train Law Enforcement  –  Equipment•  Report Incidents  –  Easy ...
Meth Response   Vehicle
•  Florida  –  (Tennessee residents visiting Florida)•  Georgia  –  (Tennessee residents visiting Georgia)•  Kentucky  –  ...
•  National Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical   Initiative (NMPI)   –  Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Task ...
•  Florida and Georgia PMP status•  Kentucky (KASPER) – LE in Tennessee   can access•  Tennessee – LE from Kentucky (and  ...
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Regulatory and Law Enforcement Roles in Cross-State Border Diversion
National Rx Drug Abuse Summit 4-11-12

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  1. 1. Regulatory and LawEnforcement Roles in Cross-State Border Diversion April 10-12, 2012 Walt Disney World Swan Resort
  2. 2. Learning Objectives:•  1. Define the roles of local, state and federal agencies during investigation of inter-state drug trafficking to produce prosecutable cases ending with convictions.•  2. Describe and provide examples of diversion methodology for both self-use and illegal resale of controlled substances.•  3. Describe the value of establishing cross- state prescription monitoring programs.
  3. 3. Disclosure Statement•  All presenters for this session, William Benson, John Marshall, and Karen Matthew, have disclosed no relevant, real or apparent personal or professional financial relationships.
  4. 4. Regulatory and LawEnforcement Roles in Cross-State Border Diversion: Tennessee Tennessee Drug Diversion Task Force Pharmaceutical Working Group
  5. 5. •  Training and public awareness materials
  6. 6. •  Training and public awareness materials
  7. 7. •  Training –  Each of the four regional task forces hosts quarterly meetings/training opportunities –  Presentations from law enforcement, medical, and pharmacy –  Out of state presenters –  40 hour diversion class •  Hosted in each region to date •  To be hosted at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Center •  Federal, state, local presenters
  8. 8. •  Existing Legislation –  Scheduling of Carisoprodol/Tramadol –  Ability for state/local law enforcement to obtain data from the PMP without a court order –  Stricter pain clinic regulations•  Pending Legislation –  Addition of federal agencies to receive PMP data –  Ability to share PMP data with other states
  9. 9. •  In February 2012, the Tennessee Drug Diversion Task Force merged with the Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force to become the…Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Task Force
  10. 10. Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force Partnership•  Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (Grantee)•  Tennessee National Guard Counterdrug Division•  Local Law Enforcement: (City and County)•  State Agencies (THP, ABC, DCS,TDEC, Bomb &Arson etc.)•  Federal Law Enforcement (DEA, FBI, ATF, IRS, ICE, US Postal Inspectors, US Marshall Service)•  Governor Phil Bredesen (Governor’s Task Force on Meth)•  Tennessee Congressional Delegation•  United States Attorney’s Office of the Eastern, Middle and Western District’s•  Dept. of Justice Programs - Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Community Oriented Policing (COPS), Office of Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), National Meth & Chemical Initiative (NMCI), National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws (NAMSDL), Appalachian HIDTA & Atlanta HIDTA
  11. 11. Meth Task Force Initiatives•  Educate the Public•  Train Law Enforcement –  Equipment•  Report Incidents –  Easy and Accurate•  Target Manufacturers and Distributors•  Overtime Reimbursement•  Support –  Innovative Response Trucks
  12. 12. Meth Response Vehicle
  13. 13. •  Florida –  (Tennessee residents visiting Florida)•  Georgia –  (Tennessee residents visiting Georgia)•  Kentucky –  (Kentucky residents visiting Tennessee)•  Kentucky/Ohio/West Virginia
  14. 14. •  National Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Initiative (NMPI) –  Tennessee Methamphetamine and Pharmaceutical Task Force –  Additional resources/contacts from NMPI and TMPTF•  Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA)•  Case by case –  Federal agencies –  Medicaid Fraud Control Units –  Pain clinics in Florida and Georgia –  Kentucky residents coming to Tennessee –  Out of state doctor shopping varies greatly across Tennessee •  Different regions have more contact across state lines
  15. 15. •  Florida and Georgia PMP status•  Kentucky (KASPER) – LE in Tennessee can access•  Tennessee – LE from Kentucky (and other states) cannot currently access•  Pending legislation will allow sharing PMP data with other states

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