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Blue meth seen in New Mexico, feds say

By Associated Press

LAST UPDATED: 09:36 a.m. HST, Jan 14, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. » Reality in the illegal drug world is mimicking fiction.

Kevin Abar, assistant special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in New Mexico, says distributors are selling methamphetamine tinted blue in the Four Corners region.

That mirrors AMC's hit drama "Breaking Bad," which depicted an Albuquerque-based meth operation that cooked up the drug with a blue hue.

Abar says tinting meth blue is a way for distributors to advertise and brand their product.

But he says the blue meth being sold makes people sick. He says it has been cut with chemicals to make it blue and is not the "pure" product portrayed on "Breaking Bad."

Abar says agents also have stumbled upon red-colored meth.

"Breaking Bad" last year ended its popular run after five seasons.

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HanabataDays wrote:
Oh no, not the dreaded Ty-D-Bowl cut! I'll stick with red hairs and purple leaves, thanks...
on January 14,2014 | 08:31AM
sak wrote:
Don't forget the, "I kind of like having my Teeth too!" part of your comment.
on January 14,2014 | 02:17PM
Hapa_Haole_Boy wrote:
"the blue meth being sold makes people sick". As if the non-blue meth DOESN'T make people sick. wt fffffff
on January 14,2014 | 02:29PM
syhud wrote:
JESSE! It's time to cook. Said Mr. White to Jesse Pinkman. That line gets me all the time.
on January 14,2014 | 03:24PM
false wrote:
Red, Blue, clear just the same. Its not good.
on January 14,2014 | 03:53PM
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