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How widespread is Methamphetamine Abuse?

March 1, 2013

Methamphetamine abuse is all over the news, but how widespread is it? Amongst the most abused and dangerous drugs in America is methamphetamine. It's known in many forms and by many names: meth, crystal, crank. But it's all the same drug with the same detrimental consequences. Understanding Methamphetamine Abuse What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. It is a white, odorless, bitter-tasting powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol. A derivative of amphetamine, methamphetamine causes increased activity, talkativeness and gives the user a sense of well-being. Methamphetamine mostly comes from superlabs,…

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