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Costly impure crystal meth

Ice, the drug, circulating in Tasmania is the most low grade and expensive in Australia.

In the hit TV show Breaking Bad, the lead character Walter White used his chemistry expertise to produce crystal methampthetamine that was 99.1% pure.

Well in Tasmania, it's a lowly 48.6%.

That's the median purity found for last financial year in the latest report from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.

Victoria's median's more than 82%.

Tasmania also tops the list for the most expensive ice in the nation at $100 for 0.1 gram, which is generally the amount taken for a 'hit', while the national median is $65.