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  • 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,… [Continue Reading]

    Meth Lab Cleanup and Registry established in North Liberty Iowa

Home Buyers | Renters

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Casper Wyoming: 1445 S. Jackson Street A Meth Lab Home Story

In 2007, Albuquerque, New Mexico resident Licia Henderson found what she thought would be the perfect home in Casper, Wyoming. It had two bedrooms, hard wood floors, and new carpeting, according to the realtor’s pictures. It wasn’t a large home, but Licia, a single woman, didn’t require a lot of space. All she needed was […]

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Missouri couple unprotected by meth lab disclosure law

Jason Dowdell and Michelle Dilorenzo, a Missouri couple, should have known they were buying a contaminated meth lab home, according to the state’s disclosure law, but they didn’t. No one told them that the three bedroom house they bought would endanger their health and the health of the future children that they hoped to share […]

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Newlywed couple from Utah gets sick from renting a former meth lab

A Meth Lab Homes exclusive story about a Utah couple who had to detox themselves after living in an apartment that was contaminated by meth lab chemicals. No one ever told them that the apartment had been used as a meth lab. They hope that by sharing their story that others will learn more about […]

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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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Chemicals in Texas meth lab home cause family dog to have seizures

The following story is posted with permission from a woman who shared her meth lab home story with me this week. Her story shows just how dangerous the chemicals used in meth labs can be. By sharing her story on Meth Lab Homes, she hopes that others might learn from her family’s experience. Comment: If […]

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Minnesota: Couple unknowingly buys house from meth lab cook

All that Kristi and Justin Keller wanted was a home to call their own, where they could someday raise a family of their own. After years of saving their money for a down payment, they found a nice split-level home in Cannon Falls, that appeared to be just what they wanted. It was an attractive […]

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Meth Labs | Children

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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 […]

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 […]

Parents of 7 month old baby arrested for running a meth lab

When someone is addicted to methamphetamine, nothing matters more to them than getting more meth. If you suspect that someone is operating a meth lab, please notify your local police department or Sheriff’s office. Just one anonymous call could save the life of a child. WKRG.com Video

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Iowa: Children raised by meth addicted parents fight to save themselves

Experts estimate that in every elementary school classroom in the U.S., at least 3 children are living with someone who has a substance abuse problem. Many of those children will go on to become substance abusers just like their parents. (picture) Toddy Svoboda and Zoey Montgomery, both 11 years old,  lived with parents who were […]

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Meth labs pose outdoor dangers

“Now we have to teach our children what to look for when it comes to these containers, ingredients people to use make meth. It is very scary. I have children. I have three children living at home. I have a grandbaby that’s here a lot” ~ J. Crumb, Tennessee resident whose husband found a meth […]

Tulsa Apartment Association: Cost of Meth Labs

“The Tulsa Apartment Association says they can’t rent units until it has been remediated and clean up can cost apartments $6,000 to $300,000. Not mention the innocent residents and employees on the premises that are exposed to the toxic chemicals. ‘It’s a battle that we are facing constantly and we’re trying to keep our residents […]

Exposure to Toxins: Embryos, Fetuses, Young Children

“New science shows that exposure to toxins prenatally or early in life can have a devastating and lifelong effect on the developing architecture of the brain. Exposures to many chemicals have much more severe consequences for embryos, fetuses, and young children, whose brains are still developing, than for adults.” ~ National Scientific Council on the […]

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Meth Labs | Health

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Soldiers sickened by chemical found in meth lab homes

U.S. Soldiers, who have been sickened by a chemical that’s been found in meth labs, are fighting a new war against an engineering and construction contractor, a contractor they feel is responsible for the health problems they have suffered as a result of their exposure to a deadly chemical. National Guard members from Indiana, Oregon, […]

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Meth Labs | Real Estate

How to buy a foreclosure without getting in over your head

Buying a foreclosed home can save you thousands of dollars or cost you thousands of dollars that you didn’t plan on spending. Before you buy any home,  be sure that you’re not buying a home that is contaminated with meth lab chemicals. Call the police department and ask them if they have any records about […]

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

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CVS fined $75 million for pseudoephedrine sales violations

CVS  has been ordered to pay $75 million dollars in fines for failing to restrict the sale of pseudoephedrine in Arizona, Georgia, California, Nevada, and South Carolina and several other states. The fine imposed on CVS by federal prosecutors is the largest civil penalty ever imposed for violations of the Controlled Substances Act. In addition […]

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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Alabama meth lab clean up money disappears

Methlab clean up money in Alabama, once obtained by the state from from federal funding grants, will no longer support the clean up of meth labs in the Heart of Dixie state.  Alabama Sheriff’s report that the cost of having chemicals removed from a single meth lab can be anywhere  between  $1,500 and $5,000. According […]

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