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AG McDaniel Joins Nevada Meth Study Panel

LAS VEGAS, NV - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has joined other state attorney generals in Las Vegas for a conference on methamphetamine.

McDaniel discussed the problem drug yesterday with other top legal officers from Iowa, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island and Georgia who were in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Democratic Attorneys General Association.

Nevada won praise from several states for taking steps to stem what a panelist called an "epidemic" of methamphetamine use in the state.

During this year's legislative session, McDaniel's legislative package included a bill creating an electronic database to track purchases of pseudoephedrine, an ingredient used in making methamphetamine.  Governor Beebe signed the bill into law in March.

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