150 People Arrested in Nationwide Synthetic Drug Crackdown
Since July of last year, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has arrested more than 150 people across 16 states in an operation dedicated to cracking a nationwide synthetic drug trafficking ring.
Called “Project Synergy,” the DEA’s efforts pulled more than $15 million in assets and drug money off the streets, taking a big step in helping to end the problems caused by synthetic drug manufacturing, distribution, use, and addiction.
Addressing a Synthetic Drug Abuse Problem
Getting help for someone who is struggling with a drug abuse problem can be a quick process or it can take time, depending upon the person’s perspective on the dangers of synthetic drugs and willingness to accept treatment. This process often includes: