trend http://peoriapublicradio.org en Meth use rising in east central Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/meth-use-rising-east-central-illinois <div>After years of declines, meth use in east central Illinois jumped last year. &nbsp;The state registered the fifth-most methamphetamine lab seizures and arrests in the country in 2012. &nbsp;That’s as meth use continues to drop nationally. &nbsp;Cheryl Silver of CU-CitizenAccess takes a look at what’s driving the increase and why law enforcement officials are scrambling to get a handle on it.&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CU-Citizen-Access is an online community news site based at the University of Illinois.&nbsp;</span></p></div><div>&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:05:20 +0000 Cheryl Silver 13791 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Meth use rising in east central Illinois