Barry Smith
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December 2, 2012
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Barry Smith: What is Partnership Carson City up to now?

This is the first in a monthly series of articles from Partnership Carson City.

Remember when meth was a problem in Carson City?

Well, it still is.

So are prescription-drug abuse and heroin. But when I got involved with Partnership Carson City more than six years ago, the No. 1 menace was methamphetamine.

It wasn't an exaggeration to say that most people in town had heard of somebody - a friend, a relative, the son or daughter of a neighbor - who was strung out on meth.

We went to work to make the community aware of the problem. At …

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