bitlocker enforced for USB

Are there any specific features of bitlocker that can enforce bitlocker encryption of USB drives before data can be written to them? most of the PC's/Laptops are running windows 7 if that is of any relevance to the bitlocker features that can be applied..
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You can use Group Policy to set the options for BitLocker on USB...

BitLocker To Go can be used by both home and business users. In a Domain system, IT administrators can configure a policy that requires users to apply BitLocker protection to removable drives before being able to write to them. Furthermore, the policy can specify password length as well as complexity.

The following article goes into greater detail on the USB/BitLocker options:

More on "BitLocker To Go" for Windows 7:

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