Synthetic Drugs Spreading Worldwide, UN Says

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http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0807/p01s01-usju.html Antidrug officials uncovered 70 pounds of Asian methamphetamine carrying a street value of $3 million at a storage unit in San Gabriel, Ca., last Sunday, the Christian Science Monitor reports. The largest U.S. seizure of the pure and potent Asian variety of the stimulant, it was the latest evidence of the global rise of powerful synthetic illegal drugs. Two decades after the naturally derived drugs cocaine and heroin hit global markets, the new peril is hitting shores . . .

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