The good news is that the number of clandestine meth labs in the area is down. The bad news is that Franklin County and other parts of Missouri are being flooded with imported crystal meth smuggled in from Mexican “super labs.”
That’s according to local law enforcement officers who point out that the Mexican meth is more potent — up to 90 percent pure — and less expensive than it used to be. It also is being supplied by sophisticated and very dangerous drug cartels.
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