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Drug Seizures Wisconsin

In 2007, federal agencies in Wisconsin seized 66,103 dosage units of MDMA, 34.8 kilograms of marijuana, and 5.8 kilograms of cocaine. In 2007 there were also 4 methamphetamine laboratory incidents in the state. In 2006, 8,425 cultivated marijuana plants were eradicated and seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Drug Rehab and Treatment Facts Wisconsin

  • In 2008, 71.3% of those in addiction treatment located in Wisconsin were male.
  • 28.7% of the individuals in drug addiction treatment residing in Wisconsin during 2008 were female.
  • The largest age group admitted into to drug rehab during 2008 in Wisconsin was between the ages of 41-45 (15.9%).
  • The second largest age group attending drug rehabilitation in Wisconsin during 2008 were between the ages of 21-25 (15.5%).
  • 85.1% of the individuals in drug treatment located in Wisconsin during 2008 were Caucasian.
  • Drug Facts

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    In the United States, the power to determine and impose penalties for drivers who violate traffic laws is granted to the state. All 50 states have agreed to make it illegal for a person to drive with a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.08% or higher. License suspension or revocation traditionally follows conviction for alcohol-impaired driving. Under a policy called administrative license suspension, licenses are taken before conviction when a driver fails or refuses to take a chemical test. However, in many states, the penalties and fines associated with drunk driving can be mitigated if an alcohol education program is completed. Some states make such programs mandatory before reinstating a license. Normally, these programs offer drunk driving prevention education and evaluate the offender's drinking habits. If the offender is determined to be alcohol dependent, he or she may be ordered to participate in counseling.
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