Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug usually used as a white, bitter-tasting powder or a pill. Crystal methamphetamine is a form of the drug that looks like glass fragments or shiny, bluish-white rocks. It is chemically similar to amphetamine
What is Meth
The Chemical Makeup of Methis
The percentagfe of people that use meth is very long which is good. Its around 0.70 percent of people around the world the use meth.
When Percentage of people use Meth
injecting the powder that has been dissolved in water or alcohol
How is it Use
Possessing even the smallest amount can be charged as a fifth-degree felony. Fifth degree felony penalties for possession of less than three grams of meth will mean a six to 12 month jail term, with a $2,500 fine.
Possessing three grams to 15 grams is a third-degree felony with the standard prison sentence ranging from nine to 36 months in jail, and a mandatory maximum fine of $10,000. You could get up to 11 years in prison for possession.
Possession of Meth
Methamphetamine increases the amount of the natural chemical dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is involved in body movement, motivation, and reinforcement of rewarding behaviors. The drug’s ability to rapidly release high levels of dopamine in reward areas of the brain strongly reinforces drug-taking behavior, making the user want to repeat the experience.
How it Effects the Brain
Because methamphetamine overdose often leads to a stroke, heart attack, or organ problems, first responders and emergency room doctors try to treat the overdose by treating these conditions, with the intent of
restoring blood flow to the affected part of the brain (stroke)