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    Helena, Montana (AP)

    American Indian high school students on Montana reservations report using the drug methamphetamine at more than double the rate reported by all high school students in the state, but the use has fallen dramatically, a survey finds.

    The 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicates that nearly 11 percent of Indian high school students on reservations report using meth at least once. In 1999, the figure topped 25 percent.

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