›› Alaska: Drug Climate

Due to its location, Alaska is a transfer point as well as consumer a state with respect to controlled substances. With its separation from the rest of United States and shared border with Canada, Alaska unique. Cocaine distribution in Alaska is dominated by Mexicanand Dominican groups. Meth use and seizures are on the rise. Alaskans average among the highest per capita users of controlled substances. This corresponds to an equally high per capita rate of alcoholism and suicide when compared to the lower 48 States. Money laundering by drug trafficking organizations is also a major problem in Alaska.


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