Crestwood http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Crestwood Passes Meth House Law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crestwood-passes-meth-house-law <p>A St. Louis County town has passed a law aimed at assuring those who buy or rent a home that it is methamphetamine-free.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/V2iSx1">The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports </a>that Crestwood recently passed a law requiring the owner of any structure that housed a meth lab to thoroughly clean it before it can be sold or rented.</p><p>Pollution from a meth lab is sometimes so bad that a home has to be demolished. Experts say the chemicals from the drug get into the air and settle on curtains, the floor and furniture. Breathing those chemicals can cause illness.</p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:58:33 +0000 The Associated Press 8088 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Crestwood Passes Meth House Law