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Posted: 5:13 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Tulsa is proven meth capital of the nation

Eight year study shows Tulsa county with most meth labs found.

Mobile meth labs make the streets dangerous
Tulsa police have seen a rise in mobile meth labs over the last couple of years.

By Dan Potter

You've most likely heard people refer to Tulsa as the "meth capital of the world."

This week we got a look at new numbers that prove it

The CNN Money map published this week tracks the number of contaminated meth labs found in each county in the US from 2004 to last year.

Tulsa County had 949 labs. That's more than any other county in the country.

Now, the narcotics agents tell us that we have made progress.

The number of labs they're finding is actually slowly dropping because of new laws making it hard to get pseudoephedrine, one of the key ingredients in crank.

But, even as they say it's improving, they will tell you we won't beat this problem until Sudafed is restricted to prescription-only.

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