Substance use and abuse trends: law enforcement aspect

With the Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) arresting two individuals in the last week for the manufacturing and selling of psychedelic mushrooms, law enforcement officials are working hard to prevent the manufacture and sale of illicit substances, while trying to prevent the crimes that occur with the legal ones.

According to the Substance Abuse Trend and Response Task Force Annual Report, “Alcohol, followed by methamphetamine, marijuana and heroin continue to be the substances Coloradans most seek treatment to address.”

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