LCMI Annual Summary
The following is a brief outline of the Lincoln County Meth Initiative, updated as of March 2010.
2009 to 2010
Continue to work with partners from other states and nations to control meth labs and meth. Mississippi, parts of Missouri, New Zealand, and the Czech Republic follow our lead. See "Winning the War on Meth Labs" (ABC World News) "Oregon's Simple Solution to the Meth Epidemic" (Newsweek) and meth and pseudoephedrine information for other states and nations.
Continue and expand the services of the Lincoln County Drug Court and begin a Lincoln County HOPE Court.
Conduct a sixth annual premiere of public service announcement products produced by our youth as part of the Lincoln County Youth Film Program PSA's.
Continue meth awareness campaign (Presentation Log), and continue to work with Community Efforts Demonstrating the Ability to Rebuild and Restore (CEDARR) and the Partnership Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (PAADA) to proactively address drug addiction prevention.
The Oregon Meth Task Force (note 2) concluded it work and issued a final report:
- Governor's Press Release
- Final Report
The Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (note 3) concluded it's work and a new comprehensive Governor's Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission (note 1) was established by the 2009 Oregon legislature.
Continue a fifth federal "hot spot" meth grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) section, to support the Lincoln County Youth Film Program, Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team, and the Lincoln County Drug Endangered Children Program.