›› Connecticut: Drug
Powder cocaine and crack cocaine pose the greatest drug threat in Connecticut.
Crack cocaine is a significant problem in the urban areas of the state.
Cocaine is widely abused in Connecticut. However, crack cocaine seems
to dominate street level distribution. Jamaican and Hispanic groups are largely
responsible for the cocaine supply in Connecticut.
Heroin is readily available in Connecticut. Heroin is particularly popular
in the Southwest and South Central districts of the state.
Methamphetamine is rarely distributed or abused in Connecticut.
- Club Drugs
Ecstasy is readily available and has become a popular drug of choice among
college age individuals residing in Connecticut. Organized Crime Groups are
responsible for a portion of the distribution of ecstasy throughout the state.
Marijuana is readily available in all areas of Connecticut. The marijuana available
in Connecticut is Mexico-produced and distributed by Mexican groups located
in Arizona, southern California, and Texas. Locally produced marijuana is
also available in Connecticut. Cannabis is cultivated indoors and outdoors