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Marijuana Updates
The bulletins below were compiled by Alison Wassall, a NW HIDTA research analyst who is currently researching a report on the implementation and impacts of Initiative 502, the 2012 ballot measure that legalized the use of recreational marijuana for adults in Washington state.

NW HIDTA Newsletters

January through April, 2016

In this issue:

  • Seattle Safe Streets Task Force: Long history of successful investigations and arrests of gang members, illegal drug traffickers, violent criminals and bank robbers
  • David Rodriguez, NW HIDTA Director, retires after 50 years of public service 
  • Implementation of Initiative 502: Recreational marijuana industry continues to mature, evolve
  • NW HIDTA Watch Center Statistics

Threat Assessment and Strategy for Program Year 2017
The annual NW HIDTA Threat Assessment and Strategy report takes a look at the year ahead based on current trends in illegal drug and substance abuse activity. The report lists heroin and methamphetamine as the two greatest drug threats based on their domination of the headlines as well as use and addiction data. Download the report.

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