Feb 9, 2012

Drug War: 15 tons of meth found in Mexico

Rather than being a "victory" in the war against drugs, this tells us that meth production is growing rapidly and is far greater than the government agencies have previously calculated.

Houston Chronicle: "Mexican troops have made an historic seizure of 15 tons of pure methamphetamine in the western state of Jalisco, the Mexican army said in a statement released late Wednesday.

Soldiers discovered the huge cache in... a suburb of Mexico's second-largest city, Guadalajara. ... The find ... is more than four times the size of a major seizure last summer of 3.4 tons (3.1 metric tons) and more than twice the total amount of meth seized in Mexico in 2009. ... According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, total meth seizures worldwide were 31 metric tons in 2009." read more

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