US National Drug Control Budget

"National Drug Control Program agencies are requesting a total of $42.5 billion in drug control funding, an increase of $3.2 billion over the FY 2022 CR level. The largest increases in funding are requested to support drug treatment (+$1.6 billion) and drug prevention (+$848.0 million). With these increases, the Budget Request devotes an historically high 57.1 percent of drug control resources to demand reduction programs and activities."

pie chart illustrating federal drug control budget by spending category


National Drug Control Budget: FY 2023 Funding Highlights. Washington, DC: Office of National Drug Control Policy, March 2022.