›› Wyoming: Drug
Meth remains popular as an illicit drug of abuse in Wyoming. The use of club
drugs has escalated while marijuana and cocaine are less prevalent. Heroin
is not considered to be a widespread drug of abuse in Wyoming.
The use of cocaine has declined in Wyoming. The distribution of cocaine
tends to be conducted by Mexican organizations.
Wyoming law enforcement reported only two heroin arrests for calendar year
2001. Heroin is not considered to be a significant problem to the Wyoming
The largest drug threat throughout Wyoming is meth. The arrests for meth far
out number the arrests for all other drugs. One side effect of the increase
in meth abuse has been the escalation of violent crimes, domestic violence
and child abuse.
- Club Drugs
Ghb and ecstasy began to arise in Wyoming during fiscal year 2000. Since then,
the number of club-drug related arrests has increased.
Marijuana is easily grown in the remote areas of the state. Ironically, the
majority of seized marijuana in Wyoming organists from Mexico as well as
British Columbia, Canada.