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Letter to the editor: Don’t be tricked into helping supply ingredient to meth manufacturers

September 27, 2018, Amelia Arnold, Press Herald

Law enforcement, pharmacies and others have launched a public education campaign to spread the word and raise awareness about a practice known as ‘smurfing.’

In the past few weeks, we’ve seen multiple meth lab seizures by Maine law enforcement in the news, highlighted by the recent bust in Ellsworth. While meth abuse continues to be a problem, it’s important to recognize the efforts underway in Maine to combat the drug’s prevalence and production. This year’s anti-smurfing initiative, which you may be familiar with if you’ve seen our posters in your local pharmacy, is a perfect example.

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