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  • 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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Home Buyers | Renters

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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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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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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 Lab Quotes

Methamphetamine is a community problem

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“We cannot simply arrest and prosecute our way out of the growing epidemic of drug abuse, trafficking, and addiction by parents and childcare providers.   Saving these children requires a multi-disciplinary approach involving coordinated teams comprised of law enforcement, child protective services, healthcare professionals, educators, victim service specialists, child advocates, courts, and the community.  It requires all of us.”

~ Deputy Attorney General James Cole

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Meth Labs | Real Estate

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Meth Labs | Politics

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Combat Methamphetamine Enhancement Act moves forward

The Combat Methamphetamine Enhancement Act” (H.R. 2923), a bill introduced by Tennessee Congressman Bart Gordon,  moved a step closer to becoming a reality yesterday when it passed the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The bill now moves on to the full U.S. House of Representatives. Other Representatives supporting Gordon’s bill to tighten regulations on […]

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Kentucky Senate passes bill to limit sale of pseudoephedrine

The Kentucky Senate passed SB3, a bill that limits the sale of pseudoephedrine, by a 29-8 vote on Friday. The terms of SB3 place new restrictions on the over-the-counter purchase of dry forms of pseudoephedrine. Once the bill is signed in to law by Governor Beshear, consumers will need to obtain a doctor’s prescription if […]

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Belle Missouri passes pseudoephedrine prescription drug ordinance

Belle Missouri has joined a list of over two dozen Missouri cities and towns that now require consumers to have a doctor’s prescription before they buy pseudoephedrine. “It’s going to illuminate a lot of our meth problems because without Pseudoephedrine you can’t produce meth. Making it a prescription is going to make it a lot […]

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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