Apr 05, 2007 — This week, National Public Radio is reporting on the U.S. "war on drugs." And as we've heard, the people who make and sell illegal drugs are constantly changing their tactics, trying to stay ahead of police. Dangerous substances still get into American hands. Methamphetamine is one example. The houses where this synthetic drug are made, or "cooked," have been targeted by all levels of law enforcement. And it's worked. The meth houses that once dotted the North Country's rural landscape are now all but gone. But the drug itself remains. According to NPR, 80% of the meth in the U.S. now comes from Mexico. And this is causing new problems in the war on drugs. Jefferson County was hit hard by what some call the meth epidemic, but things are changing. Jonathan Brown talked with Sheriff John Burns about the North Country's own war on drugs.