Missouri is the U.S. Meth Capital, Again

Breaking BadWalter White has some serious competition. Chad Garrison writes in the Riverfront Times:

​Missouri has once again been ranked as the nation’s biggest meth-producing state based on the number of drug labs busted last year.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol figures published in the Post-Dispatch, law enforcement seized 1,774 meth labs in 2009 — up 20 percent from the 1,487 confiscated in 2008.

Missouri outpaced the No. 2 state — Indiana — which had 1,096 meth lab busts in 2009. Jefferson County, Missouri, led the state with 227 labs confiscated last year.

The news comes as Missouri legislature considers a bill that would require pseudoephedrine — the key ingredient for meth — to be sold only as a prescription.

Read More: Riverfront Times

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  • 6Blackie6

    If you think that the powers that be want to shut down meth labs… Listen: A speed freak doesn’t give a shit what the government does! And that’s just fine with them!

  • 6Blackie6

    If you think that the powers that be want to shut down meth labs… Listen: A speed freak doesn’t give a shit what the government does! And that’s just fine with them!

  • 6Blackie6

    If you think that the powers that be want to shut down meth labs… Listen: A speed freak doesn’t give a shit what the government does! And that’s just fine with them!

  • Anarchy Pony

    It is so strange that Hal from Malcolm in the Middle went on to win awards portraying a cancer riddled high school chemistry teacher that started making meth… 

  • Anarchy Pony

    It is so strange that Hal from Malcolm in the Middle went on to win awards portraying a cancer riddled high school chemistry teacher that started making meth… 

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