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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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In a statement, the US Embassy in Manila said that on January 24, their Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) provided the PDEA and the Bureau of Customs (BoC) with information about two parcels containing crystal methamphetamine destined for the Philippines.
With the shipping and locator information, PDEA intercepted the parcels and seized approximately six kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, with an estimated value of P34 million,' the US Embassy said in a statement.
The police recovered 20kg of crystal methamphetamine and heroin worth Dh15,270,000.
Methamphetamine pills, known locally as "yama," are the most widely available form of ATS, though crystal methamphetamine is becoming more available, particularly in Phnom Penh.
Officers reported finding 10 kilograms of hashish and 19,800 psychotropic pills, including a large amount of heroin and crystal methamphetamine.
The evidence locker of the Jakarta airport police was also filled to overflowing with confiscated heroin, ecstasy pills, crystal methamphetamine and assorted other recreational compounds.
District Attorney Madeline Singas says the men found themselves in the path of a driver "impaired by crystal methamphetamine.
In Breaking Bad, crystal methamphetamine is manufactured by scientistturned-drug dealer Walter White but it was widely used by the military during World War II to fight off tiredness.
They also found a small quantity of crystal methamphetamine at her place and arrested her.
Mueller, who lost custody of her sons after she overdosed on crystal methamphetamine in May and was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold, will appear in front of the judge to discuss her progress in her recovery and the next steps as far as custody of the boys will proceed.
Police searched his house and confiscated a capsule of heroin and other instruments and raw material used in producing crystal methamphetamine (Shibu).
Police searched his house and confiscated a capsule of heroin and other instruments and raw material use in producing crystal methamphetamine (Shibu).