Mississippi is a major entry point for bulk quantities of illegal drugs. Like many other states, Mississippi is experiencing an increase in methamphetamine use and abuse, which poses a challenge for law enforcement.
Cocaine is a drug distributed and abused in Mississippi in large quantities. Heroin is not, at the moment, a problem drug in the state. Heroin in Mississippi has been seized on the highways en route to cities like Chicago or Atlanta.
Methamphetamine has experienced a marked increase in manufacture, importation, use and addiction in Mississippi. Laboratories use anhydrous ammonia and ephedrine to make supplies of the drug. These laboratories are common, especially in rural areas of the state.
Ecstasy is the most popular club drug in Mississippi. It is most often used by middle to upper-middle class teenagers and college students at parties and in nightclubs. Marijuana is prevalent throughout the state.
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