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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 Tuesday (January 30) arrested a suspected drug dealer in Rosales town in Pangasinan province during a raid which uncovered 18 sachets of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride), two guns and several bullets at his house, a belated police report says.
Informant "Koolet" was awarded P1,563,780.08 for his providing report that resulted in the confiscation of 23,996.79 grams of Methamphetamine Hydrochloride and the arrest of two drug personalities during a buy-bust operation at 2641 Interior 21, Pasig Line, Barangay 778, Zone 85, Sta.
If all the drugs turn out to be real methamphetamine hydrochloride, known locally as shabu, it will have a Manila street value of about 2 billion pesos ($46 million), according to police.
Anti-narcotics operatives arrested a suspected big-time drug dealer here and seized from him an estimated P1.7 million worth of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride).
Police reports showed that Amorsolo and Cabungan sold a sachet of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu to an undercover agent at around 8:45 p.m.
On Tuesday night, operatives of the Northern Police District (NPD) arrested Ruby Calabio, 61, and her son, Ian Akira Calabio, 20, who sold suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) to undercover agents inside their house in Pasig Line, Barangay 778, Zone 85.
Police confiscated three sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu and two .
Seized during the operation were four heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of suspected shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) with an estimated value of P4,000, the P500 marked money, and drug accessories.
Kristofer Jay Gavino, 37, allegedly tried to swallow sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu when he was about to be arrested at an apartelle along P.