It can treat ADHD. It can also help obese patients lose weight.
Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant.
How is it Made?
What is it Made of?
Pseudoephedrine is sourced illegally or extracted from cold and diet medicines. A chemicalreaction is created by adding eitheranhydrous ammonia andlithium, or red phosphorous,iodine crystals, and water.
Also can cause really bad face blotching and breakdown of teeth & gums.
Affects on a Person?
How is it Packaged?
How Much Does it Cost?
One hit of meth is about a quarter of a gram and will cost a user about $25. However, the price of meth is volatile and can get as high as $80per hit. As with most drugs, the price depends on the drug's purity, the amount and where it is sold.
Meth is typically packaged in small plastic bags or baggies made from cutting the corners of larger sandwich bags.
Charge/Fine For Possession?
Legal Or Illegal
Illegal, unless medically prescribed
Meth possession is infrequently prosecuted on federal charges, however, if the federal government chooses to prosecute the sentence could be up to 1 year in jail and a fine of $1,000.
Dependence on meth is both Physical and Psychological
Type of Dependence?
Just like any other addictive drug rehabilitation centers are the most common treatment for those that are addicted.
Drug tests can screen saliva, blood, urine, and hair follicle samples for meth use. It can take between 10 and 12 hours to wear off, which means the substance stays in the body long after it was taken and the high has passed.