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New Zealand Renter Sickened by Neighbors Meth Lab

New Zealand Renters Believe Health Problems Caused By Neighbors Methlab

Doctors couldn’t explain why Shanelle Borlase, a New Zealand renter, was suffering from so many health problems, despite a slew of medical tests. All that Shanelle could tell them is that she began having health problems about two months after she moved in to her new apartment. “At the beginning I suffered from absence of […]

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News reporter shocks Colorado couple who bought former meth lab home (video)

The Evans family bought their dream home in a quiet Colorado neighborhood and lived in the home with their three daughters for a year, before a news reporter told them what they should have been told when they bought it. The Evans family home was a former meth lab home and it was still contaminated […]

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Single mom Andrea Wagner buys contaminated meth lab home

Stow, Ohio: Andrea Wagner bought a meth lab home on Meadowbrook Boulevard for $147,000,in January 2006, not knowing that she was buying a home contaminated with meth lab chemicals. The seller, who bought the home at a Sheriff’s auction never told her and Wagner never questioned it. All she knew was that the house looked […]

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Winchester TN: Rhonda Holt Interview – Part 2

In Part 2 of my interview with Rhonda Holt from Winchester, TN, Rhonda continues to tell me about the health problems that her family experienced while living in a contaminated meth lab home.

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Minnesota: Keller meth lab home sold in Sheriff’s sale

Justin and Kristi Keller of Cannon Falls, Minnesota no longer own a meth lab home. It was sold at a Sheriff’s sale back to their original lender at a significantly reduced price. Although the Kellers paid $250,000 for the home, the home was reportedly bought by Chase Home Finance at a Sheriff’s sale for $219,747.16. […]

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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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Missouri Homeowner Finds Evidence Of Former Meth Lab Hidden Behind Wall

Missouri: When Jenny Kyle and her husband bought their High Ridge home in 2008, no one told them that they were buying a former meth lab: their home wasn’t listed in a methlab registry and no one had been arrested for making meth in the house. But, Jenny Kyle and her husband discovered the tell-tale […]

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Meth Labs | Children

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Letter from a step mother to meth endangered children

Thank you for posting this site!! I am a step parent to 4 children that have a meth abuser mother and the youngest almost died at 6 months old from the meth. He has many problems with memory, it takes him at least 10 seconds or so to even answer questions and also just looks […]

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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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Bay County Florida: Baby in critical condition after meth lab explodes

A one year old girl is in critical condition, after a meth lab in her parents’ home exploded in  Bay County, Florida, on Sunday. One-year-old, Johna Osborn, received 2nd degree burns on 41% of her body, which will likely scar her for life – if she survives. Another baby, who was also in the home, […]

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New Mexico Senate Hearing on Air Quality and Children’s Health (Video)

Video: During a New Mexico Hearing on Air Quality and Children’s Health, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) questioned Dr. Donna Upson of the American Lung Association about whether air pollution contributes to breathing problems. Upson’s response suggests that air pollution aggravates asthma and can creates respiratory health issues. Although the discussion focuses on outdoor pollutants, what […]

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Motel And Hotel Methlabs: Costs and Risks In A Nutshell

“When you get into hotels where it’s one night stay, where it’s quick cash, lower cost rooms, that’s where these people are going to come to. That is where they will congregate.The motels have to rent out to people, that’s what they’re in the business for. They do their best to ensure who the people […]

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Meth Labs | Health

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New Mexico Senate Hearing on Air Quality and Children’s Health (Video)

Video: During a New Mexico Hearing on Air Quality and Children’s Health, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) questioned Dr. Donna Upson of the American Lung Association about whether air pollution contributes to breathing problems. Upson’s response suggests that air pollution aggravates asthma and can creates respiratory health issues. Although the discussion focuses on outdoor pollutants, what […]

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The Methamphetamine and MRSA Connection

Is there a connection between meth labs and MRSA? I had never really given it any thought, until I received this letter from a landlord who wondered if there was a connection between them. “I rented my trailer to woman and her daughter, 14, at the time, and a beautiful young girl, in high school, […]

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US 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

Meth Lab Homes in Iowa are a growing problem

“In 2003, federal, state and local authorities seized more than 1,100 Iowa labs, and the number of labs seized increases each year. These labs are discovered in houses, apartments, motel rooms, motor vehicles, and even an occasional combine. Since meth labs are an emerging problem, there is currently no official

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Branson Missouri: Former mayor rents house to meth lab cooks

A rental house owned by a former Branson West, Missouri mayor was the scene of a meth lab bust, again last month. It was the third time that a meth lab bust occurred at his property. This time, police removed three children from the home between the ages of 4 and 11. The former mayor, […]

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Meth Labs | Politics

Oklahoma Medical Association changes its opinion on pseudoephedrine prescription law

Update: After news was published about the OMA backing pseudoephedrine prescriptions, Jack Beller, MD, wrote a letter to the editor of Tulsa World to clarify what the OMA’s position is on making pseudoephedrine a prescription drug in Oklahoma. An excerpt from the letter states,  ” Recent articles have indicated our organization supports legislation that would […]

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Missouri: Arnold passes pseudoephedrine prescription ordinance

If you want to buy pseudoephedrine in Arnold, Missouri, bring a doctor’s prescription with you.  Arnold has joined a long and growing list of over Missouri cities who have approved pseudoephedrine prescription laws with the hope of keeping PSE out of the hands of meth-makers. Sgt. Jason Grellner commander of the Franklin Countyh Narcotics Enforcement […]

The War on Meth in Mexico: Part I Merida

Mexican drug cartels are fighting back hard against efforts being made by President Calderon to stop the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, cocaine, and other drugs – drugs that too often make their way over the border in to the U.S. Using a strategy described by a DEA spokesman as “bribe you, scare you, kill […]

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