|(09 Oct 2007)
A total of 1,914 federal narcotics/drug prosecutions were filed in June of 2007.
This is down by more than a fifth (20.6%) from the previous month, down 3.5% from a year ago and down 24.4% from five years ago. While drugs for many years dominated federal enforcement activities, the prosecution of these offenses is now less prominent.
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