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Back In The Spotlight: Methamphetamine

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You can be forgiven if you hear the news about methamphetamine and think "I saw this movie already."  Methamphetamine trafficking is a major concern once again for the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area).  In fact, it's generally the top concern.

But opioid-based drugs are also prevalent in the region, and pose concerns for law enforcement and other entities.  Chris Gibson is the Executive Director of the Oregon-Idaho HIDTA; he joins us with details of the latest threat assessment.
 

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