In 2005, Newsweek called the "epidemic" of methamphetamine use "America's new drug crisis." A year earlier, a New York State Police captain described meth to the New York Times as making "crack look like child's play."
A Chicago pharmacist has been suspended pending an investigation into charges that he sold counterfeit versions of erectile dysfunction drugs. The prescription drugs, including Viagra and Cialis, were allegedly distributed through Belmont Pharmacy from December 2010 to August 2012, according to indictment documents. The man is charged with purchasing the drugs from China and then distributing them through his privately held pharmacy.