This is dedicated to Travis Holappa who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered on July 25, 2004 in Northern Minnesota. This was all due to meth. I am Travis' mother and I wish to make this devastation turn into a better thing by educating and exposing the truth about meth, the dangers, and the deadly consequences it brings about to individuals and communities.

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I want to do what I can to educate people about what is going on around the world with the meth problem. I want people to know about it BEFORE they even get the idea to want to try it. It is a dangerous drug and will ruin your life as well as all those who love you. I am on a mission on behalf of my only son, Travis.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

22,000 meth addicts in Nebraska


More enforcement is also needed to control the state's methamphetamine problem, the candidates said. Osborne said there are about 22,000 meth addicts in the state and they cost about $1 billion in enforcement, cleanup and treament. Osborne said education and prevention would save the state money to the tune of every $1 spent on education producing as much as a $15 savings on the enforcement end.

Nabity suggested that if the state passes a concealed carry bill for guns, people who are currently afraid to point the finger at addicts and dealers would feel empowered to step forward. He said people are scared to testify against meth users because as soon as they bond out of jail, they come after those who fingered them.

Heineman pointed to the $45,000 he's allocated to start the process of getting a meth treatment center in the state.


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