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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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The agency believed that pushers were touting metamphetamine as a wonder drug for weight loss.
Possession of illegal drugs is punishable by death under Philippine law, but the death penalty only applies to possession of more than 200 grams of metamphetamine crystals or 40 grams or more of cocaine, heroin, opium or morphine.
The MP informed he is in talks with BSP legal advisors to decide on particular indictments a contraband, dependency on the Russian energy giant Lukoil, or distribution of metamphetamines.
The 31-year-old is accused of selling metamphetamines.
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