How big of a problem is meth in hotels?

It is rare that we cover a case involving a suspected meth kitchen inside an area hotel. ABC2 wanted to know how common this is.

A quick search on Google reveals more than 1.9 million results. Here's few items we found that give more details about meth in hotels.

SLIDESHOW | Cooking Meth in Hotels (ABC News)

SEARCH RESULTS | Meth in hotels (Google)

According to a report on USAToday.com meth labs have been busted in hotels in Texas, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.

The Charleston Gazette in West Virginia issues a report in May that details how this growing problem is impacting the hotel/motel business in their state.

According to this report by Travis Crum, Charleston Gazette, "there have been 10 meth lab calls in hotels or motels in West Virginia since January." ( Source: Charleston Gazette )

Meth lab seizures rose nationally again in 2011, further evidence the powerfully addictive and dangerous drug is maintaining a tight grip on the nation's heartland, according to an Associated Press survey of the nation's top meth-producing states.

10 states with most meth lab busts

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