Veterinarians and the DEA (3001)
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Monday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||205



James Arnold
Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration

Jim currently serves as Acting Chief of the Liaison and Policy Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) at DEA Headquarters in Washington, DC. Jim has also served as the Chief of the Policy Unit and the Regulatory Unit at DEA Headquarters, as well as in various other investigative and supervisory positions at the DEA New Jersey Field Division, Newark, New Jersey. His efforts in the New Jersey Field Division focused on administrative, civil, and criminal investigations of DEA registrants and other individuals and organizations who were engaged in violations of the Controlled Substances Act and/or with other illegal activities with legitimate, and illegal, controlled substances and listed chemicals. <br><br>With over 27 years of experience with the DEA Jim has spoken nationwide on numerous regulatory subjects; has coordinated and spearheaded investigations on various regulatory issues of nationwide importance for DEA and the Department of Justice; was intimately involved with various investigations and prosecutions of DEA registrants at the height of the opioid prescription drug problem in south Florida in 2011 and 2012; and has been an Instructor at the DEA Justice Training Center in Quantico, Virginia, since July of 1999. <br><br>Jim is a proud graduate of West Chester State University, and Drew University where he received a Master's Degree. Jim has been the recipient of numerous awards and commendations throughout his career in recognition of his leadership, performance, and commitment to public service.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


DEA will discuss regulations pertaining to controlled substances, their disposal, and drug trends.

Learning Objectives

1. Find out what you need to know to ensure you are DEA compliant.

2. Learn the options and requirements of DEA registrants for legal disposal of unwanted or expired controlled substances, and become familiar with client (end users / prescription holders) options for disposal of unwanted or expired controlled substances.

3. Learn about current drug trends related to controlled substances and how these can impact registrants.