2014 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 24 - FOOD AND DRUGS
Section 24:21-34 - Cooperative arrangements.
24:21-34 Cooperative arrangements.
34.Cooperative arrangements. a. The director may cooperate with federal and other State agencies in discharging his responsibilities concerning traffic in dangerous substances and in suppressing the abuse of dangerous substances. To this end, he is authorized to:
(1)Except as otherwise provided by law, arrange for the exchange of information between government officials concerning the use and abuse of dangerous substances; provided, however, that in no case shall any officer having knowledge by virtue of his office of any such prescription, order or record divulge such knowledge, except in connection with a prosecution or proceeding in court or before a licensing board or officer to which prosecution or proceeding the person to whom the records relate, is a party;
(2)Coordinate and cooperate in training programs on dangerous substances law enforcement at the local and State levels;
(3)Conduct programs of eradication aimed at destroying wild or illicit growth of plant species from which controlled dangerous substances may be extracted.
b.Results, information, and evidence received from the Drug Enforcement Administration relating to the regulatory functions of P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-1 et seq.), as amended and supplemented, including results of inspections conducted by that agency, may be relied upon and acted upon by the director in conformance with his regulatory functions under P.L.1970, c.226, as amended and supplemented.
L.1970, c.226, s.34; amended 2007, c.244, s.18.
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