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Throughout Kansas, cocaine HCI and crack cocaine are easily accessible in gram, ounce, and kilogram quantities. Typically, cocaine derives from supply sources in Texas and California that are connected with Mexican international distribution organizations. A lot of the cocaine is turned into crack, which is packaged in plastic bags, and sold in Kansas's inner-city neighborhoods.

In most of Kansas, the availability of Mexican black tar heroin continues to be limited to small, user quantities. However, larger quantities can be located in Wichita and Kansas City. Per law enforcement officials, there is little or no heroin available in western Kansas and only small availability in Topeka.

In Kansas, marijuana continues to be the most widely abused illicit substance. Because of its higher potency, hydroponic marijuana is in high demand, ultimately commanding a much higher price than Mexican marijuana.

Throughout Kansas, crystal methamphetamine produced and trafficked by Mexican drug trafficking organizations is commonly found. This type of meth is typically high in purity and is quite inexpensive. MDMA (ecstasy) continues to available only in small quantities throughout Kansas. Still, it continues to be popular with young users (teenagers and young adults), and is also commonly used in the homosexual community.

In Kansas, OxyContin remains the pharmaceutical drug of choice. Because of its consistent purity and quality, users prefer it over street drugs such as heroin. Per 2005-2006 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 177,000 Kansas citizens ages 12 or older reported prior month use of an illegal drug.

Per the 2008 Communities That Care survey, 16.2 percent of Kansas' students admitted to using marijuana at some point in their lifetime. The 2008 survey also cited that 9.1 percent of Kansas students admitted being drunk or high at school during the past year. More statistics from this survey revealed that 4.1 percent of high school students had sold illicit drugs in the past year. The 2005-2006 NSDUH data revealed that 9 percent of Kansas 12-17 year olds claimed prior month use of an illegal drug.

There were 10,451 full-time law enforcement employees in Kansas as of October 31, 2006; 7,085 were officers and 3,366 were civilians. Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) Special Operations Division (SOD) is made up of 3 Narcotics Enforcement Units; these units are located in Topeka, Wichita, and Great Bend. SOD special agents conduct investigations of major narcotics producers and traffickers within Kansas.

Mexican poly-drug trafficking organizations control most of Kansas' methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana distribution. Hispanic organizations control powder cocaine's wholesale distribution, while several ethnic groups are responsible for cocaine's retail level distribution. Within Kansas, Asian traffickers are the main source of MDMA.

In 2006, Kansas had 15,368 treatment admissions for drugs or alcohol; in 2005 there were 15,261; and in 2004 there were 15,496.

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