This is from the http://www.kci.org/ web site. It's just some general information that I think is worth posting here. I've added some facts of my own to update the information.
FAST FACTS ABOUT METH
Fact: Women are more likely to use meth than cocaine.
Fact: Meth is metabolized by the kidneys, and can lead to severe kidney damage. Other drugs, including alcohol are metabolized by the liver.
Fact: The average meth "cook" annually teaches ten others how to make meth.
Fact: Every pound of meth produced leaves behind five to six pounds of toxic waste.
Fact: DEA has identified 20 Mexican meth trafficking organizations in the Midwest.
Fact: Methamphetamine accounts for up to 90 percent of all drug cases in Northwest/Midwest communities.
Fact: Methamphetamine kills by causing heart failure, brain damage and stroke.
Fact: Methamphetamine can produce hallucinations.
Fact: Meth users are the hardest to treat of all drug users.
Fact: Meth lab site cleanups can cost up to $150,000.
Fact: Meth use increases risk of child abuse and neglect and domestic violence.