PGR destroyed more than 588 tons of precursor chemicals
The agency reported that among the substances are destroyed phenylacetamide, tartaric acid and phenylacetic.
He explained that the weighing and the destruction of the substances were given by the delegation of the PGR in Querétaro, and staff of the Internal Control and experts in the field of chemistry.
The PGR said that this destruction, and securing and dismantling of 712 laboratories, are part of its efforts to combat dependence on the production of synthetic or designer drugs.
He also recalled that recently signed with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA, for its acronym in English) the Memorandum of Cooperation in Relation to Law Enforcement against clandestine laboratories and synthetic drugs.
In a statement the agency explained that the purpose of this agreement is to strengthen cooperation and more effectively combat drug production in these laboratories.