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Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Drug Market Analysis 2008

Publication Date: June 2008

Document ID: 2008-R0813-017

Archived on:  July 1, 2009. This document may contain dated information. It remains available to provide access to historical materials.

Cover image for Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Drug Market Analysis 2008.This assessment is an outgrowth of a partnership between the NDIC and HIDTA Program for preparation of annual assessments depicting drug trafficking trends and developments in HIDTA Program areas. The report has been coordinated with the HIDTA, is limited in scope to HIDTA jurisdictional boundaries, and draws upon a wide variety of sources within those boundaries.

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Strategic Drug Threat Developments

HIDTA Overview

Drug Threat Overview

Drug Trafficking Organizations




Drug-Related Crime


Illicit Finance



List of Figures

Figure 1. Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
Figure 2. Indoor Cannabis Plants Eradicated in Nevada, 2005-2007

List of Tables

Table 1. Methamphetamine Laboratories Seized in Clark County, Washoe County, and State of Nevada, 2001-2007
Table 2. Drug Distribution in the Nevada HIDTA Region, by Group, 2007
Table 3. Treatment Admissions to Publicly Funded Facilities in Nevada, by Substance, 2004-2006
Table 4. Drug-Related Deaths, Clark County, by Drug, 2004-2007


Figure 1. Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

Map showing the Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area and its relation to nearby transportation infrastructure in Nevada, Arizona, and southern California.

This assessment provides a strategic overview of the illicit drug situation in the Nevada High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), highlighting significant trends and law enforcement concerns related to the trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs. The report was prepared through detailed analysis of recent law enforcement reporting, information obtained through interviews with law enforcement and public health officials, and available statistical data. The report is designed to provide policymakers, resource planners, and law enforcement officials with a focused discussion of key drug issues and developments facing the Nevada HIDTA.


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