Drug Store Alchemy in the Ozarks

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When anthropologist Jason Pine traveled to rural Missouri, he wound up spending a lot of time observing underground meth labs. And he came to a startling conclusion: that the meth cooks of the Ozarks are today’s alchemists — turning base materials from the drug store into something highly sought after. His book, "The Alchemy of Meth" is a brutal look at the process.