Youth say meth is harmless

Cheyenne, Wyo. – Twenty-three percent of young people in Wyoming between 12 and 24 say they believe there is little or no risk in trying methamphetamine, and more than half of teens say the drug is easily accessible in the community.

That's according to a new statewide survey by the Wyoming Meth Project.

According to the survey nearly 50 percent of young adults say there are significant benefits to using the drug, including wieghtloss and increased happiness.

The Wyoming Meth Project is modeled after a national program. It was launched in June.