Meth seizures in the United States and Mexico

In 2009, United States security agencies seized 8.27 tons of meth across the country, roughly the same level as the 8.16 tons seized in 2008.

In Mexico, seizures of meth in 2009 was at 6.72 tons, up from the 0.37 tons seized in 2008.

(See all meth trafficking and addiction rates here.)

Source: Associated Press, “Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel makes big move into meth,” Google News, August 27, 2011.