Meth Inc.: Industrial-scale Mexican labs now pushing top-grade poison our way is a piece published a few weeks ago by the Arizona Daily Star, that talks about corporate meth;  The new meth source.  Yes, Americas drug war managed to push  local meth production into Mexico.  The demand never went away.  This is the legacy of our war on drugs; pouring gasoline on a fire.  The more you try and kill it, the bigger it gets.    Just north of the U.S.-MEXICO border, Arizona  is No. 1 in the nation for high school methamphetamine use, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Rural areas in Arizona and other states tend to be hit even harder and the drug is easy to get from Mexico.   One meth hot spot, Central Valley, California, is home to some of the most impoverished rural towns in America, where crystal meth addiction is prolific.  In Fresno, Louis Theroux finds a community ravaged by this cheap and highly addictive drug in his documentary, The City addicted to Crystal Meth    Meth is just one drug that is tearing apart our country.

Fighting America’s craving for drugs is not easy.  Crystal Darkness is one small campaign to end the madness.  You can view their website:  CRYSTAL DARKNESS.  Their  mission, however, clear is dwarfed by the immensity of the problem in America.  Now with the economy in shambles, where will  young addicts turn?…State funded rehab?   It’s clear that an entire reversal of what we have been doing for the last 40 years has to take place.  Emphasis has to be on recovery and saving our youth.  Drug addiction has to be given legitimacy as a disease that devours our young like a rouge cancer.  Killing it is not working.  It needs to enter the realm of medical science.  We are better than this.