›› Iowa: Drug
Methamphetamine, both that which is produced in Mexico or the Southwest United
States and locally produced, remains the principal drug of concern in the
state of Iowa. Crack cocaine, is a significant problem in the urban areas
of the state.
Cocaine continues to be readily available throughout Iowa. Much of the cocaine
is converted into crack cocaine for sale at street level.
Mexican heroin is available in retail-level quantities throughout the urban
areas of Iowa.
Methamphetamine is the primary drug of concern in Iowa. males and females are
equally the primary users. A majority of the meth in Iowa is brought in by
- Club Drugs
The state of Iowa is seeing an increase in the abuse of "club
drugs," such as MDMA and GHB.
Marijuana is readily available throughout eastern and northwestern Iowa, usually
in combination with cocaine and/or methamphetamine. A large portion of the
marijuana in Iowa is imported from the southwest border.