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methamphetamine

(mĕth'ămfĕt`əmēn): see amphetamineamphetamine
, any one of a group of drugs that are powerful central nervous system stimulants. Amphetamines have stimulating effects opposite to the effects of depressants such as alcohol, narcotics, and barbiturates.
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; methedrinemethedrine
, drug of the amphetamine group. Also known as methamphetamine, it is used as a stimulant.
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An excellent website for methamphetamine education is http://www.
Since the 1990s, methamphetamine manufacturing and abuse have been spreading from the West Coast into the southeastern and midwestern United States and among some populations on the East Coast, including gay men in the New York City area (Sexton et al.
In this article we provide data on the most important harms associated with adolescent substance use for the following drugs: Ecstasy (MDMA), methamphetamine, cough and cold medication (dextromethorphan), prescription opiates and stimulants, and "date rape" drugs, including sedatives and gamma hydroxybutarate (GHB).
A small percentage are also doing methamphetamine, and there is occasional use of mushrooms and LSD.
Sheriff's officials obtained a search warrant for the property near 25th Street East and Avenue E, believing methamphetamine was being manufactured there.
According to a 2005 report on drug abuse trends, Pierce County had seven times the number of per capita methamphetamine incidents than King County - the state's most populous county.
Inside the home, deputies found a glass laboratory flask, rubber tubing, and chemicals believed to be red phosphorus, ephedrine and hydriodic acid, all used in manufacturing methamphetamine.
On the five-acre lot adjacent to the store, authorities said they found a motor home that housed a methamphetamine drug lab.
officials to be the largest Mexican drug organization supplying illegal amphetamines in this country and also is a major supplier of precursor chemicals to other gangs that do smaller business in methamphetamines.
In 2004, one in four people receiving substance abuse treatment in Arizona were using methamphetamines," said Brenda Benage, Executive Director, Programs and Provider Management of ValueOptions Arizona.
Thursday on suspicion of possession and manufacturing of methamphetamines, and were being held at the Lancaster Sheriff's Station in lieu of $250,000 bail.