With endless fields of rich grasses and original music, it is little wonder that Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State. When people think of Kentucky, they normally think of horseracing and southern hospitality. What they do not think of is methamphetamine and crack cocaine.
Between interstate the two major interstates, 35 and 70, Kentucky is also a major shipping hub, transporting illegal drugs to both the eastern and western interior states of the country. Depressed economic conditions and high poverty rates also contribute to the ever-growing drug problem in this rural, mountainous state. The effortless to drugs and alcohol also add to the dangers of addiction in Kentucky.