Drug Intelligence Center
California Border Alliance Group Drug Market Analysis
Marijuana is the most readily available and abused drug in the region. Abusers, who initially began their drug use with marijuana and have moved to other drugs, continue to use marijuana. Ice methamphetamine is readily available and can easily be smoked; abuse is escalating and is second only to abuse of marijuana. Heroin and cocaine abuse is stable at high levels. Abuse of ODDs and diverted pharmaceuticals, although significant, poses a less significant threat than the abuse of other illicit drugs.
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