Meth Lab News

  • A Taco Bell meth lab bust in Cedar Rapids, earlier this week, signals a growing public health and safety problem – meth labs operating in public places. Tuesday,… [Continue Reading]

    Taco Bell meth lab bust in Cedar Rapids
  • Warwick, Rhode Island:  A meth lab inside a guest room inside Motel 6 this week may signal a growing trend in the region. In 2010,… [Continue Reading]

    Rhode Island meth lab bust signals growing trend

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Meth Lab Cleanup and Registry established in North Liberty Iowa

North Liberty City Iowa: A new meth lab cleanup ordinance in North Liberty City will hold property owners responsible for meth lab cleanup costs. Previously, property owners were asked to perform meth lab cleanup on their private residences or rental properties, but there was no legal requirement for them to do so. The new ordinance, […]

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Arkansas: The Cornell family meth house

McRae, Arkansas: Hazel and Clarence Cornell lived in a trailer for a year, after they found out that the home they bought in 2001 had once been used as a meth lab.  Soon after they unknowingly bought the former meth house, health problems began.  Clarence couldn’t breath and “turned white as a sheet”, when something […]

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TN Holt family update: Hope fades as meth lab bills pile up

Several months have passed, since I was first contacted by Rhonda Holt from Winchester, TN, and my most recent conversation with her was distressing. Despite all of what they have gone through, they still have a very steep hill to climb before they can see over the mountain of debt and health problems they’re facing […]

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Meth Labs | Children

Meth exposure has sickened children warns stepmom

Meth exposure can take a heavy physical and psychological toll on children. This letter to Meth Lab Homes highlights some of the serious effects that meth exposure has taken on 4 children and on the family now caring for them. Dear Meth Lab Homes, “Thank you for posting this site!! I am a step parent […]

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Akron Ohio: Baby poisoned to death by meth lab chemicals

(video post) The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled that Patrick Nicholas Lerch, a 17-month-old baby from Akron, died as a result of being poisoned by meth lab chemicals. The Medical Examiner also noted that the baby’s body showed signs of both neglect and abuse.   February 13, 2012 On February 13, 2012, Kimberly […]

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N.C. Suspicious chemical purchases help save Indian Trail infant

Tips from local business owners about suspicious chemical purchases led police straight to a home on Indian Trail home on Thursday. In a garage behind the home, they discovered a 1-year-old infant and Teri Kuhns Witmore, a 27-year-old woman who was in the process of making methamphetamine, when police arrived. Union County Department of Social […]

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Meth Labs | Health

Meth exposure has sickened children warns stepmom

Meth exposure can take a heavy physical and psychological toll on children. This letter to Meth Lab Homes highlights some of the serious effects that meth exposure has taken on 4 children and on the family now caring for them. Dear Meth Lab Homes, “Thank you for posting this site!! I am a step parent […]

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Meth Labs | Real Estate

Renter concerned that neighbors are cooking meth

I recently began wondering if I was in fact living above a Meth Lab. Some of the behaviors are a little different than were described in the research here, but my father is a heavy meth user. He started by smoking it in the service then injected it when the result of inhaling massive

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Meth Labs | Politics

West Virginia Senators Gear Up To Pass Pseudoephedrine Prescription Law in 2012

West Virginia Senators are gearing up to pass a pseudoephedrine prescription law in 2012,  a law that they failed to pass earlier this year. On March 2,  2011,  West Virginia’s House of Delegates overwhelming approved a PSE prescription law with a vote of 77 – 23.  But, eight days later, the Senate shot down the […]

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Iowa: Pseudoephedrine buyers will be tracked electronically

July 1, 2009: A new law that goes in to effect today will add Iowa to a growing list of states that are turning to technology to combat their meth lab problem. The new database will store information about the sale of pseudoephedrine products, as soon as someone makes a purchase. According to KCRG RV […]

Missouri towns with pseudoephedrine prescription laws rising fast

While Missouri legislators continue their debate over pseudoephedrine (PSE) prescription laws, local political leaders and pharmacists across the state are taking their meth lab problem in to their own hands. As of June 2011, 40 Missouri cities and towns now require consumers to have a doctor’s prescription to buy pseudoephedrine and at least a dozen […]

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Meth Lab Trends 2014

"The vast majority of methamphetamine laboratories seized in the United States are the small capacity production laboratories (SCPL), also known as “one-pot” or “shake- and-bake” laboratories. These laboratories produce small amounts of methamphetamine, generally for personal use or use among a small group of people. Though they produce small amounts of methamphetamine, the associated environmental harms caused by these laboratories are immense." ~ 2014 National Drug Threat Assessment, DEA, U.S Department of Justice