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On Feb. 18, U.S. Customs and Border Protection located this package containing methamphetamine underneath the floorboards of a vehicle passing through a border checkpoint in San Luis. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection Photo)

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DEA: Surge in meth seizures at border sign of Mexican cartels boosting production

PHOENIX - A recent increase in methamphetamine seizures at the border suggests that Mexican cartels are seeking to meet demand with meth-making ingredients more difficult to obtain in the U.S., the top drug-enforcement official in Arizona said Wednesday.

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DEA: Surge in meth seizures at border sign of Mexican cartels boosting production

PHOENIX - A recent increase in methamphetamine seizures at the border suggests that Mexican cartels are seeking to meet demand with meth-making ingredients more difficult to obtain in the U.S., the top drug-enforcement official in Arizona said Wednesday.