Also released this week was Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath's report, Methamphetamine in Montana: A Follow-Up Report on Trends and Progress. The report notes that lifetime Meth use by teens in Montana has dropped nearly 45% since 2005. This decline is greater than any other observed across all risk categories measured by the 2007 Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Additionally, Meth-related crime has dropped by 62% from 2005-2007 based upon state crime lab data, and the number of employees testing positive for Meth fell 72% in the same period.
About Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu was nominated for an Academy Award for directing the 2006 hit, "Babel," which included Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, and Adriana Barrazza, who won an Academy Award for her performance in the film. His first feature, "Amores Perros," was released in 2000, and was a major hit at the Cannes Film Festival that year. The film also earned an Oscar nomination for best foreign movie. His second feature, "21 Grams," released in 2003, starred Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, and Naomi Watts. All received Academy Award nominations for their participation.
About the Meth Project:
The Meth Project is a national non-profit organization headquartered in
Palo Alto, California, aimed at significantly reducing first-time Meth use
through public service messaging, public policy, and community outreach.
The Montana Meth Project, Arizona Meth Project, Idaho Meth Project,
Illinois Meth Project, and Wyoming Meth Project and other state affiliates
implement the Meth Project prevention programs in their respective states.
The Meth Project is funded by a grant from the Siebel Foundation. For more
information, visit http://www.methproject.com.
Media Contacts: Kirsten Clausen
|SOURCE The Meth Project|
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