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§ 90‑111. Cooperative arrangements.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and theAttorney General of North Carolina shall cooperate with federal and other Stateagencies in discharging their responsibilities concerning traffic in controlledsubstances and in suppressing the abuse of controlled substances. To this end,they are authorized to:

(1)        Arrange for the exchange of information between governmentalofficials concerning the use and abuse of controlled substances;

(2)        Coordinate and cooperate in training programs on controlledsubstances for law enforcement at the local and State levels;

(3)        Cooperate with the Bureau by establishing a centralized unitwhich will accept, catalogue, file, and collect statistics, including recordsof drug‑dependent persons and other controlled substance law offenderswithin the State, and make such information available for federal, State, andlocal law‑enforcement purposes. Provided that neither the AttorneyGeneral of North Carolina, the North Carolina Department of Health and HumanServices nor any other State officer or agency shall be authorized to accept orfile, or give out the names or other form of personal identification of drug‑dependentpersons who voluntarily seek treatment or assistance related to their drugdependency. (1971, c. 919, s.1; 1977, c. 667, s. 3; 1997‑443, s. 11A.118(a).)