A snapshot of Mexican drug trafficking in the U.S.?

In a 2011 report, the National Drug Intelligence Center said Mexican drug-trafficking organizations had a presence in more than 1,000 U.S. cities. Most of the cities are shown below. Drug policy analysts say the number is misleading because it relies heavily on self-reporting by law enforcement agencies, not on documented criminal cases.

Drug trafficking across the United States
Source: National Drug Intelligence Center. The Washington Post. Published on August 25, 2013, 7:34 p.m.
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