Meth and cocaine abuse is a problem in Arkansas. Marijuana is commonly abused, along with Stimulants, alcohol and crack. Little Rock has a high drug abuse level because of its location. The city is a “transit point” for drugs imported by local gangs. Additionally, large amounts of methamphetamine are manufactured locally in Arkansas, which contributes to both overdoses and jail time. Crack is another widely-abused substance that contributes to high violence rates. MDMA, Benzodiazepines and heroin are also abused, with black tar heroin available in certain cities in the state. Arkansas has a variety of rehabilitation centers ideal for healing all kinds of drug addictions. Get access to start-of-the-art care with cutting-edge medications, peer groups for growth and medically-assisted detox for support. Explore your local options today.
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Justice.gov. (2003.) U.S. Department of Justice. Arkansas Drug Threat Assessment. Retrieved on December 10, 2020 from https://www.justice.gov/archive/ndic/pubs6/6184/6184p.pdf Norml.com. (2020.)
Arkansas Laws and Penalties. Retrieved on December 10, 2020 from https://norl.org/laws/arkansas-penalties