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Pharmaceutical Giants Caught Supplying Cartels With Tons of Bulk Ingredients to Produce Meth


Prosecutors in Belgium have recently announced that executives with pharmaceutical companies based in the country will be charged with knowingly providing drug cartels with prescription drugs that were used to manufacture methamphetamine.

The companies are accused of providing the Mexican drug kingpin Ezio Figueroa Vazquez with several tons of ephedrine, knowing that it would be used in the production of methamphetamine.

Prosecutors have said that there are seven executives who were charged with crimes, but they have not named these executives or the companies that they represent. However, Reuters uncovered that Sterop and Andacon are two of the three companies involved in the charges.

The companies claim that they had no clue who was buying the drugs, but prosecutors say that they have evidence proving that the executives had full knowledge of what they were involved in. The evidence reportedly includes email and phone surveillance.

“The company made two shipments of two million pills containing pseudoephedrine in 2006. These medicines were freely available then. My clients delivered to a reliable commercial partner and had no idea of the inappropriate use of the drugs,a representative of Andacon said.

Prosecutors spokesman Eric Van Der Sypt said that Ezio Figueroa Vazquez received large shipments of ephedrine from these companies between 2006 and 2011, which cost an estimated 360 million euros.

As we reported last month, according to neuroscientist Dr. Carl Hart, the top big pharma drug Adderall is nearly identical to crystal meth. Not only are these drugs similar, but it also seems that big pharma is the source of the cartel’s needed supply.

This arrangement makes sense because the only place to get massive quantities of a substance like ephedrine would be a pharmaceutical company, and most of these companies don’t really care who their customers are, especially if they are making millions of dollars on the deal.

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  • Gary M. Marino

    BULLSHIT. Adderall is Nothing like Meth. Regular amphetamine is about as potent as a strong cup of coffee and actually has the reverse effect on children under 12 – It actually calms them down…

    • David McClelland

      BULLSHIT. If regular amphetamine is “about as potent as a strong cup of coffee”, you’ve been taking too much amphetamine for too long. And if it were so, wouldn’t it make more sense to give kids coffee instead of amphetamines? Much cheaper and safer. Quit huffing the lighter fluid, and stop trying to insult people’s intelligence with your stupid bullshit

      • jack

        i wouldnt say that it’s as strong as a cup of coffee,maybe a pot of coffee, but if taken as directed and not abused, you shouldn’t be whacked out of your mind on one pill!..

      • Anthony

        i aggree david. this assclown has no idea what he is talking about

    • Michael Helgeson

      I’m over 12 and amphetamines have an adverse effect on me age doesn’t have Jack to do with it. Unless your trying to set up a defense for the felonies your odvously headed for. And FYI adderall = salt amphetamine combo d. Uh huh. For instant release pill form. But the controlled release capsule = dextromethamphetamine. And pharmaceutical grade at that. Hmmmmmm….. Looks like some buddy better learn diff between fact and twacked out child abusing opinion

  • dudedavel

    Why is the meth blue? Is “Breaking Bad” their only source of methamphetamine pictures?