No Cure for Meth-Mouth


The Arkansas State Assembly is considering a bill to

limit the expenditure of state moneys for dental procedures for inmate methamphetamine users; to provide time for inmate methamphetamine users to confront the damage to their health that results from methamphetamine use

So, take that Jack Shafer and Jacob Sullum. Meth use must be destroying the heartland because Arkansas' General Assembly finds that

(1) The illegal use of the drug methamphetamine has become an epidemic in this state;

The Arkansas proposal does raise an interesting theoretical question: should Guantanamo detainees receive their promised dental care if their tooth malaise are the result of tweaking?