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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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Police on Friday seized about 45 kilograms of metamphetamine hydrochloride, popularly known as shabu, during a raid on a drug laboratory in Manila's Quezon City that also led to the arrests of seven Chinese nationals and three Filipinos, a police report said.
But then it all went pearshaped for Baxter when he failed a drugs test for metamphetamine.
Let's see if I have this right: Drunken ex-convict high on metamphetamine in a stolen vehicle is speeding 91 to 103 mph.
Manila international airport police have detained a Filipino woman who tried to board a Tokyo-bound flight with $30 million worth of metamphetamine hydrochloride hidden in the heels of her shoes, security officials said Thursday.
Drug pushers in Malaysia have found a new marketing strategy for selling metamphetamine -- touting it as a slimming drug to weight-conscious women, the Star daily reported Tuesday.
4 billion worth of metamphetamine or 'shabu,' through the green lane (sic) of Bureau of Customs.
The liquid is believed to be mixture of ethyl ether or chloroform which is an essential substance in the production of metamphetamine or shabu.
Subsequently, the raiding team rounded up nine other suspects, seizing from them a total of P200,000 worth of metamphetamine hydrochloride or "shabu," Samma's firearm, several rounds of ammunition, and various drug paraphernalia.
Heroin, cocaine, metamphetamine and other illegal drugs are cheaper, purer and easier to get hold of than ever.
According to the police, the suspects used a van and an ambulance to transport 498 kg of metamphetamine hydrochloride, known locally as ''shabu.