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Latest news: 02-01-2012



US pledges to help Guatemala dispose of chemicals seized on way to drug labs

The U.S. government says it will give financial aid to Guatemala to help safely dispose of seized chemicals that were destined for use in methamphetamine manufacturing. The U.S. Embassy hasn’t provided any details of the aid announced in a Tuesday statement. The Guatemalan government said Monday that it has begun moving 310 tons of seized chemicals to a military base but is awaiting legal and environmental analyses before deciding whether to destroy the chemicals.

Full Story, The Washington Post


Meth cases creeping up

ND - Law enforcement officials here are seeing an old problem rear its ugly head again — methamphetamine. Operation White Cloud, a drug case that originated in Stutsman County, curtailed the problem to an extent from 2007 to 2008, but meth is still a problem here, said Scott Edinger, chief of the Jamestown Police Department.  The operation uncovered a drug operation in Jamestown and resulted in 13 arrests and convictions on various drug charges.

Full Story, The Jamestown Sun


Marching to raise awareness about dangers of meth

HI - To increase awareness of the dangers of methamphetamine, also called "ice," the Hawaii Meth Project and their supporters took their Anti-Meth message to the streets at the Lunar New Year Celebration in Chinatown on January 14. At the event, more than 150 Hawaii Meth Project volunteers passed out stickers, tattoos and over 14 thousand "Not Even Once" wristbands.

Full Story, Hawaii News Now


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