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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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Home Buyers | Renters

Family sickened by chemicals in former meth lab home asks for help

“We need help!! We bought our house 5 years ago, after having 3 children ages 3,2,1, we begin to find out from neighbors, people in community that meth was manufactured in our home. All 3 of our children, plus my husband and myself are all experiencing health effects with our 2 year old suffering the […]

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Couple sues Utah health department over meth lab home

If you’re buying or thinking of buying a home in Utah, talk to the neighbors BEFORE you sign any purchase agreement. The couple in this video bought a home, only to find out later from neighbors that it had been used as a meth lab by its previous owner. The Alkanani’s later sued the health […]

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Meth Labs | Children

Merced County California has been busy busting meth labs

Sheriff Mark Pazin of Merced County, California is keeping busy these days, according to a report by the Merced Sun-Star. They have reported close to 100 meth lab incidents already this year, the latest of which was a bust this week of a super lab located at 17497 Letteau Ave.  Police estimate that by the […]

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Meth Lab Quotes

PA Police Chief Bill Worden Warns The Public About Children Exposed To Meth Lab Chemicals

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“Exposed children develop tremors and sleep disorders and pregnant women may have placenta damage and preterm labor. If the babies survive, they are subject to intellectual disabilities.”

~ Port Jervis (Pennsylvania) Police Chief Bill Worden.

Meth labs have been found in Stroudsburg, Wilkes-Barre, and Hazelton, as well as elsewhere in Columbia, Luzerne and Monroe counties, all in Pennsylvania.

Source:

Cohen, Jessica. “Warning of the Dangers of Meth Labs, Meth Usage | Recordonline.com.” Recordonline.com – Times Herald-Record – Recordonline.com. 28 Oct. 2011. Web. 28 Oct. 2011.

 

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Meth Labs | Real Estate

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Northampton MA meth lab raises questions about clean up standards

Northampton, Massachusetts: Who’s responsible for the cost of meth lab clean up in a state that doesn’t have clean up standards? According to the city of Northampton, who posted a quarantine notice on the apartment building of Patricia Gantes, it’s the property owner.  According to Patricia Gantes, who owns a home that was contaminated by […]

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Meth Labs | Politics

Kansas: Parsons approves pseudoephedrine prescription law

Kansas: Lawmakers in Parsons have unanimously approved a pseudoephedrine prescription law, a first in the state of Kansas. Doctors, pharmacists, and police officers all appeared before the Senate committee and asked them to pass the bill. The Consumer Healthcare Products Association tried to stop the passage of the bill, through newspaper ads in Kansas City, […]

St. Charles County Missouri passes pseudoephedrine prescription law

On Monday, St. Charles County joined over 45 cities and towns in Missouri that require consumers to have a doctor’s prescription to buy any form of pseudoephedrine, including gel caps. The new law, which is expected to take effect within a month, will effect 56 pharmacies located in St. Charles county.  Passage of the prescription […]

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Couple sues Utah health department over meth lab home

If you’re buying or thinking of buying a home in Utah, talk to the neighbors BEFORE you sign any purchase agreement. The couple in this video bought a home, only to find out later from neighbors that it had been used as a meth lab by its previous owner. The Alkanani’s later sued the health […]

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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