The Price of Crystal Meth Treatment and Incarceration

Jun 16, 2016

Credit Wikipedia Commons

On Wednesday, a grand jury on O‘ahu indicted a state prison guard for murder in the shooting death of his mother. He’s also facing several other charges—including drug possession, because police found crystal methamphetamine on him when he was arrested. It’s the latest reminder that the drug remains a serious problem in our state. Today we conclude our series “Hawai‘i’s New Ice Age: Crystal Meth in the Islands.” HPR’s Bill Dorman looks at what changes might be helpful in dealing with the crisis.