2017 Domestic Methamphetamine Threat Assessment Key Findings
January 11, 2018
The Domestic Methamphetamine Threat Assessment provides a comprehensive strategic assessment of the threat posed to the United States by the trafficking and use of methamphetamine.
This report combines federal, state, and local law enforcement reporting; public health data; news reports; and intelligence from other government agencies to assess the methamphetamine threat to the United States.
Methamphetamine is a Schedule II stimulant under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Methamphetamine is a synthetically-produced central nervous system stimulant that metabolizes slowly and has long-lasting effects.