Illegal Drug Threat In the past decade, there has been significant growth in the illicit trafficking of drugs throughout the United States. The Houston area continues to be threatened due to the close proximity to the U.S.- Mexico border. Even with the strong law enforcement presence devoted to combating this threat, the quantity of drugs being transported through the region remains staggering. Read more >>
About This Site
Due to the growth of drug abuse nationally and as a preventative measure, the Houston HIDTA has created this website, StopDrugs Houston to educate the public about dangerous drug activity and provide a way for residents to report tips to provide leads for law enforcement. This community policing initiative has been designed to help keep our neighborhoods and families safe from illegal drugs and related criminal activity. Read More >>
The Last High
This documentary explores the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids (Kush, Spice, etc.). With real-world footage and first-hand accounts from users, former users, counselors, first responders, law enforcement and others, this documentary tells of some of the terrible tragedies this terrible drug can inflict on users and their families.
A clever marketing campaign has led you to believe marijuana is safe. See how marijuana has evolved. The darkside of the marijuana industry. Addiction, eviromental destruction, THC extraction, and the marketing towards today's youth. Click here for trailer or see full documentary below.
Under The Influence? Warning Signs Signs that let you know whether or not someone you know might be using drugs. Learn more >>
So You Think You Want To Try Drugs? If you think using drugs is a good idea, you need to learn how drugs affect every aspect of your life. The consequences are simply not worth the temporary feelings drugs offer. Learn more >>
Drug overdose was the leading cause of injury death in 2013. Overdoses caused more deaths than motor vehicle traffic accidents (CDC, April, 2015).
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Help Capture Wanted Drug Fugitives Wanted drug criminals can be dangerous, therefore never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself. Always contact law enforcement for assistance.
Counterfeit "Oxys" Containing Dangerous Fentanyl Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse 8/16/18 8:18 AM Police in Gulfport Mississippi have issued a warning to the public (May 7, 2018) about counterfeit Oxycodone tablets that look like regular “oxys” but are actually made of the dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl. Analysis in a DEA lab revealed the pills contained no oxycodone at all. Pills containing fentanyl carry a high risk of overdose and death, especially if users are unaware of their actual content and are likely to take too many.
The Houston Police Department has recently seized products labeled as CBD (cannabidiol) oil that was being marketed for use in vaporizers at several smoke shops in Houston. HPD executed three search warrants, recovering hundreds of bottles of this substance. Read More >>