U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration

Methamphetamine Situation in the United States

March 1996

Administrator's Message
Executive Summary
Methamphetamine: A Growing Domestic Threat
Chemical Diversion
Production and Trafficking
Appendix A: Methamphetamine Removals

This report was prepared by the Domestic Unit of the Strategic Intelligence Section. The information contained in this report was provided by the Operations Division, Office of Diversion Control, and the Special Testing and Research Laboratory, to include contributions from each domestic field division. Furthermore, information was contributed by numerous State and local agencies. For additional information, please contact the Intelligence Production Unit, Intelligence Division, DEA Headquarters at (202) 307-8726.