Meth to Their Madness
If you've spent any time talking to officials with the National Association of Counties in recent years, you've certainly heard something about the methamphetamine epidemic. ...
If you've spent any time talking to officials with the National Association of Counties in recent years, you've certainly heard something about the methamphetamine epidemic. They'll tell you it's put a huge strain on hospitals, law enforcement and environmental cleanup efforts -- all before they even get to meth's health effects on users.
Jack Shafer, the media critic of Slate magazine, has long been skeptical of the scare claims about meth. He's made it something of a hobbyhorse and here he takes his best shot at NACo's study, released last week, on the effect of meth on hospital ERs.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Mississippi County Bans Clown Costumes Until After Halloween3 hours ago
How State Elections Could Affect Road Funding5 minutes ago
Obamacare Premiums Rise Again, But So Do Subsidies2 hours ago
Despite Plea for Leniency, Ex-Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane Sentenced to Prison2 hours ago
Justice Department Replaces Investigators in Long-Stalled Eric Garner Case3 hours ago
Massachusetts High Court Cracks Down on Solitary Confinement4 hours ago