• meth
  • In recent years, the media have inundated us with coverage of the horrors that befall methamphetamine users, and the fires, explosions, and toxic waste created by meth labs that threaten the well-being of innocent people. (hazelden.org)
  • In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment , the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L. White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a "wonder drug" to the current perception that it is a "scourge" of society. (hazelden.org)
  • Methamphetamine is one of the most addictive and thus commonly-used street drugs - according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, there are currently nearly 25 million meth addicts worldwide. (slashdot.org)
  • Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have had success in using a methamphetamine vaccine to block the effects on meth on lab rats. (slashdot.org)
  • Methamphetamine, in expanded nomenclature, is N- meth yl amphetamine . (rationalwiki.org)
  • The manufacture of methamphetamine, "meth-cooking" as the kids call it, is dangerous to both those involved and the environment. (rationalwiki.org)
  • Much of the methamphetamine consumed in the US is manufactured domestically by amateur chemists in meth labs from common household drugs and chemicals such as lye, lithium, and ammonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the passage of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2005, the Drug Enforcement Administration has reported a sharp decline in domestic meth lab seizures, but drug cartels continue to meet demand by manufacturing meth in Mexico and smuggling it across the border. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012, the DEA seized a total of 3,898 kg of methamphetamine and 11,210 meth labs. (wikipedia.org)
  • MDMA
  • During November 2014, the AFP successfully intercepted and seized Australia's second largest drug bust which weighed in at 2.8 Tonnes, which included 1.917 tonnes of MDMA and 849 kilograms of methamphetamine. (wikipedia.org)
  • This made the bust be the largest methamphetamine seizure and the second largest MDMA bust by the AFP since the first seizure in 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs
  • Methamphetamine can be produced in home laboratories using pseudoephedrine or ephedrine, which, at the time, were the active ingredients in over-the-counter drugs such as Sudafed and Contac. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drugs such as ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, amphetamine and methylphenidate have well documented ergogenic effects, while drugs such as cocaine and methamphetamine have the opposite effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • cocaine
  • Police in Jasper arrested one man after discovering a large amount of methamphetamine, crack cocaine and marijuana while executing a search warrant for his residence, reports CID Lt. GW Foster. (theexaminer.com)
  • among
  • Methamphetamine (MA) has shown increasing popularity in the past two decades among women of childbearing age. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1 Methamphetamine use is more common among men who have sex with men, and it is associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and transmission in this population. (aafp.org)
  • Methamphetamine became a major public health concern among Native Americans in the 2000s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Native Americans
  • Most methamphetamine users are white men 18 to 25 years of age, but the highest usage rates have been found in native Hawaiians, persons of more than one race, Native Americans, and men who have sex with men. (aafp.org)
  • months
  • 4 , 5 One study in six large cities showed that 13 percent of men who have sex with men had used methamphetamine in the preceding six months. (aafp.org)
  • Heavy recreational use of methamphetamine may lead to a post-acute-withdrawal syndrome, which can persist for months beyond the typical withdrawal period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Found
  • 1 The recently published National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health found that 2.8 percent of adults 18 to 26 years of age reported methamphetamine use within the past year. (aafp.org)
  • years
  • A man who caught his Dubuque residence on fire while trying to make methamphetamine will spend nearly 20 years in prison. (radioiowa.com)
  • A 26-year-old Cheyenne man could face up to 70 years in prison after allegedly selling heroin and methamphetamine to a police informant. (kgab.com)