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Crime
5:51 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Meth lab incidents in Missouri down in 2012

Methamphetamine
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Missouri is known as the meth capital of America, but recent Drug Enforcement Administration statistics suggest this may be changing. Missouri meth lab incidents decreased more than 12 percent in 2012, according the DEA. 

Prevention Specialist, Heather Harlan, for Phoenix Programs—a drug treatment center in Columbia—said she has seen a decrease in meth users, but the reasons are not so clear.

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Science, Health and Technology
2:59 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Missouri meth lab seizures lead U.S.

Missouri had nearly 1,500 meth lab incidents in 2008.
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An Associated Press survey of the nation's top methamphetamine-producing states shows national lab seizures rose again last year.

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