Number of Meth Labs Destroyed in Mexico in 2008

In 2009, law enforcement agencies in Mexico destroyed 215 methamphetamine labs across the country, a four-fold increase from 2008.

With the rise in meth production in Mexico, there has also been a rise in the amount of meth seized on the border between the United States and Mexico.

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Source: Mica Rosenberg, “Mexican drug gangs boost meth sales,” Reuters, November 6, 2010.