The figures are staggering. According to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, last year Australians spent eight and a half billion dollars buying more than 11 tonnes of methamphetamine. Ice, as it’s more commonly known, is a dangerous and deadly blight on our country, but it’s a hell of a high for the manufacturers and traffickers who profit from it. And contrary to popular opinion that most of the ice is cooked up in grimy backyard labs in suburban Australia, two-thirds of the meth consumed here comes from one small area of the notorious golden triangle of Asia. On assignment for 60 MINUTES, Chris Uhlmann has spent months tracking the ice supply chain and the crooks who’ve become billionaires plying this evil trade.
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