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San Diego County Begins New Campaign Against Meth

County officials today are expected to announce the start of a new campaign aimed at methamphetamine users. The so-called Meth-Mouth campaign will urge users to seek treatment for serious dental problems associated with the illicit drug. County officials say about 90,000 campaign brochures will be distributed at dental clinics and health resource centers

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