As part of its national defense mission, the Department of Energy's (Department) Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore) actively engages in scientific, engineering, and
environmental research activities. Livermore is managed and operated under contract by
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the National Nuclear Security Administration
(NNSA). The Livermore Site Office (Site Office) is responsible for administering the contract.
As part of its biomedical and forensic science mission, Livermore maintains 42 controlled
substances, including drugs such as black tar heroin, cocaine, phencyclidine and steroids.
Livermore's Health Clinic also maintains and dispenses other therapeutic controlled substances.