Price of a Gram of Meth in the United States in 2008

Between September 2007 and September 2008, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration reported that the average price of a gram of methamphetamine decreased from $212 to $184 while the potency of the drug increased.

(See methamphetamine facts and statistics.)

Source: Chris Hawley, “Drug cartels tighten grip; Mexico becoming ‘narco-state’,” Arizona Republic, February 7, 2010.