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"With the increases in the number of people using, making, and getting caught with methamphetamine, it's safe to call the Meth problem here an epidemic."

S.J. Davis,
Post-doctoral Fellow, Southern Illinois University



"Our Crystal Meth Hell"
9/23/2011 - Express.co.uk
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"Graphic ads turn around Montana teen meth use"
9/20/2011 - CBS Evening News
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"Effort To Dissuade Teens of Meth Use Launched"
1/11/2011 - The Journal Star
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"Illinois Sheriffs' Association Launches New Campaign in the Peoria/Bloomington Media Market"
1/11/2011 - Illinois Sheriffs' Association Press Release
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"Meth Project Named Third Most Effective Philanthropy in the World by Barron's Magazine"
12/6/2010 - Meth Project Founder Thomas M. Siebel Recognized on Annual List of "25 Best Givers" and Commended for Significantly Reducing Meth Use
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"'The 25 Best Givers' -  Meth Project ranked #3 among foundations worldwide"
12/4/2010 - Barron's
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"'The 25 Best Givers' - Meth Project Ranked #5 among Foundations Worldwide"
11/30/09 - Barron's
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"Successful Ad Campaign has Meth Addicts Telling Their Stories"
3/28/2009 - Herald & Review, Decatur, IL
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"Economic Study Estimates Meth Use Costs the U.S. $23.4 Billion"
2/4/2009 - llinois Meth Project Release
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"Economic Study Estimates Meth Abuse Costs the U.S. $23.4 Billion"
2/4/2009 - National Meth Project Release
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"RAND Study Estimates That Methamphetamine Use Cost the U.S. About $23 Billion in 2005"
2/4/2009 - RAND Corporation
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"Illinois Meth Project releases survey stats"
1/28/2009 - The Carmi Times
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"Illinois Meth Project Ads Are Working"
1/22/2009 - WAND-TV
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"Illinois Meth Project Ads Are Working"
1/22/2009 - WCIA-TV
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"Illinois Meth Project Ads Are Working"
1/22/2009 - WICS-TV
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"Illinois Meth Project Ads Are Working"
1/22/2009 - WPSD-TV
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"Illinois Meth Project Survey Shows Increased Awareness Among
Teens about the Dangers of Meth"

1/21/2009 - Data shows teens less likely to try Meth, more likely to discuss drug with parents
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"Illinois Meth Project Expands"
1/12/2009 - Newton Press Mentor
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"Not even once: Graphic ads are latest front in meth battle"
1/12/2009 - Robinson Daily News
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"Illinois Meth Project Expands"
1/12/2009 - WCIA-TV Champaign, IL
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"Illinois Meth Project Expands"
1/12/2009 - WTYE-FM Robinson, IL
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"Wilson touts Illinois Meth Project expansion"
1/9/2009 - Daily American
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"Illinois Meth Project starts advertising blitz"
1/9/2009 - Olney Daily Mail
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"Wilson touts Illinois Meth Project Expansion"
1/8/2009 - Benton Evening News
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"Illinois Meth Project expands in Wabash and area counties 'heavily affected
by the meth epidemic'"

1/7/2009 - Mt. Carmel Daily Republican Register
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"Illinois Meth Project Expands"
1/6/2009 - WCIS-TV (ABC affiliate in Springfield)
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"Illinois Meth Project expands to Lawrence County"
1/7/2009 - Lawrence County Daily Record
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"Illinois Meth Project Expands Large-scale Methamphetamine Prevention Campaign"
1/5/2009 - Project launches new wave of advertising in central Illinois and expands
prevention campaign into southeastern Illinois
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"Stopping an epidemic"
10/27/2008 - FarmWeek, Illinois
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"Madigan pushes Meth Project during visit"
10/22/2008 - Marion Daily Republican
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"Attorney General talks meth at JALC"
10/21/2008 - The Southern Illinoisan
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"New campaign against methamphetamine coming, Madigan says"
10/21/2008 - The Southern Illinoisan
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"Attorney General Encourages Local Meth Program Funding"
10/21/2008 - WSIU.com
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"Campaign casts meth in an ugly light"
October 2008 - Illinois Issues Magazine
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"Campaign seeks to 'unsell' meth in rural Illinois"
8/11/2008 - FarmWeek, Illinois
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"Illinois Meth Project Names Executive Director"
5/5/2008 - Meth prevention campaign selects experienced community and policy leader
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"Illinois Meth Project Launches Large-Scale Meth Prevention Campaign"
2/11/2008 - Aggressive media campaign to saturate TV, radio, and print with anti-Meth messaging
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"Illinois Meth Project Releases Results of Meth Use & Attitudes Survey"
2/11/2008 - Statewide data shows one in four young people see little risk in trying meth
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"Methamphetamine on the rise in Pekin - again"
1/21/2008 - The Macomb Journal
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"Program at East St. Louis prison 'writing the book on meth treatment'"
1/17/2008 - The Southern Illinoisan
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"Sheriff's department receives $$ to fight methamphetamine"
1/4/2008 - The Daily American, IL
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"New law targets key ingredient in methamphetamine"
11/2/2007 - Belleville News-Democrat
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"Meth use continues to plague area"
10/24/2007 - Commercial-News, IL
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"Chronicle of meth's damage changes other lives"
10/20/2007 - The Daily American, IL
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"Graphic anti-meth ads are catching on; Illinois has joined a national campaign to scare kids away from the addictive drug"
10/14/2007 - Chicago Sun-Times
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"Dramatic statistics show extent of meth epidemic"
7/17/2007 - US Fed News
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"Illinois launches meth database"
6/24/2007 - Associated Press
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"U. Illinois: Illinois Gov. Blagojevich endorses $5.2 million plan to fight meth"
5/23/2007 - U-WIRE
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"Rep. Hare votes to combat meth in Illinois"
2/7/2007 - US Fed News
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"Meth awareness campaign begins"
12/16/2006 - The State Journal-Register, IL
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"Meth raid can help get kids to safer sites; State police have seized 67 of them"
11/4/2006 - Belleville News-Democrat
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"U. Illinois: Illinois State U. study examines parental meth use"
7/19/2006 - U-WIRE
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"Southern Illinois U.: Meth-related incidents increase in southern Illinois"
2/10/2006 - U-Wire
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"Its toll on children"
8/22/2004 - Peoria Journal Star
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"Mother realizes addiction 'not worth losing your kids'"
8/22/2004 - Peoria Journal Star
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"Farmer takes role in fight against meth"
8/21/2004 - Peoria Journal Star
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