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  • The Effects of Meth are Far From Pleasurable

    The Effects of Meth are Far From Pleasurable

    Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant that's closely related to amphetamine, it's long lasting and toxic to the central nervous system. Meth which is short for methamphetamine, is a white, odorless, bitter tasting powder that's taken either orally, snorted through the nose, dissolved in liquid and injected or also comes in rock form known as crystal meth which is smoked.
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  • How Did My Casual Drug Use Lead to Full Blown Addiction?

    How Did My Casual Drug Use Lead to Full Blown Addiction?

    I can't imagine how many people have asked them self this very same question. Let's face it I seriously doubt anyone has ever set out having 'addiction' their goal when using drugs to get high. Unfortunately many young people have made the mistake of either listening to friends or assuming on their own 'they can control their drug use'.  
    They may be able to control their drug use in...

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  • Methamphetamine Facts, Read before you Abuse

    Methamphetamine Facts, Read before you Abuse

    Did you know that Methamphetamine abuse was common after World War II? This illegal drug has continued since to be highly addictive and extremely abused. In the past, illegal meth was made in Superlabs, they were much less refined and not as efficient as they are now. Most of the drug that was produced in the past was referred to as L-Meth.
    The purity of L-Meth was only about 10 to 15%. By...

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  • The History of Crystal Meth

    The History of Crystal Meth

    Crystal Meth, which is short for methamphetamine in its crystallized form (as opposed to being either in a powder or rock formation), has become a very popular drug both in the United States and around the world. This drug, which was used almost three times more than crack cocaine in 1999, is not just a new fad. Crystal meth has been in existence close to one hundred years.
    In 1893,...

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  • The link between Twelve Step Crystal Meth Anonymous Participation and Reducing HIV Infection Rates

    The link between Twelve Step Crystal Meth Anonymous Participation and Reducing HIV Infection Rates

    A link has been found between increasing HIV infection rates and drug use. Specifically, stimulants, such as crystal meth have been associated with becoming HIV infected. Crystal meth is considered a party drug, often used on the club circuits as a way to become freer. Free in every meaning of the word, including sexually free.
    So, inpiduals of all different backgrounds, sexual...

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  • A Comparison of Addiction to Cocaine and Methamphetamine

    A Comparison of Addiction to Cocaine and Methamphetamine

    Cocaine and Methamphetamine are two drugs that are often linked together because they produce similar effects and because they belong to the same class of drugs called psychostimulants.

    In addition, they both have the potential for causing dependence and abuse which further strengthens the bond associate between them. Though there are many similarities, a fair number of differences do...

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  • Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment

    Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment

    In 1893, methamphetamine (meth) was first synthesized from ephedrine by Japanese chemist, Nagayoshi Nagai. In 1919, Akira Ogata synthesized crystallized meth by reducing ephedrine using red phosphorous and iodine. In the 1950s, Pharmacology and Therapeutics reported legal prescriptions of methamphetamine given to the American public for the treatment of narcolepsy, post-encephalitic Parkinsonism,...

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