The University of New Hampshire (UNH) must comply with federal and state laws and regulations regarding the use, storage and disposal of controlled substances used for campus research, scholarly activity, and analytical purposes. These include:
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requirements and
- New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Title XXX, Occupations and Professions, RSA 318-B, Controlled Drug Act.
Accordingly, UNH has a policy on the use of controlled substances and a Controlled Substances Management Plan. The plan outlines the requirements and responsibilities for the possession and use of controlled substances for authorized research and scholarly activity at UNH.
Use of controlled substances at UNH in research and scholarly activity is restricted to authorized persons working under the direct supervision of the UNH DEA registrant, Dean Elder, Director, Animal Resources Office. Failure to comply with controlled substances procedures at UNH may be grounds for employee disciplinary action or research termination.
To request a copy of the UNH controlled substances management plan or for information about UNH's controlled substances program, please contact Dean Elder at 603-862-4629.