›› Oregon: Drug
Oregon is a key point in the shipment of drugs to Washington State as well as
Canada, in addition to its' own use. It is a source of marijuana as well
as the home to a growing number of clandestine meth labs.
Cocaine is not considered to the drug of choice for many residents of
Oregon. The drugs most commonly used in Oregon are Heroin and Meth.
The two types of Heroin mainly found in Oregon are Mexican black tar and brown
heroin. Mexican black tar is typically smuggled into Oregon from Mexico using
a variety of methods.
Meth is one of the most commonly used drugs in Oregon. Meth is available in
multi-pound amounts and is typically created in clandestine laboratories.
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Ecstasy is available throughout Oregon and is commonly seized in multi-kilogram
amounts. It is available in varying amounts is larger cities and on college
campuses. GHB as well as Mexican Ketamine are known to be used throughout
Marijuana is readily available in Oregon. Portland is where the majority of
marijuana is cultivated. In May 1999, Oregon voters approved an initiative
that legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes.