Life or Meth

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Life or Meth?

"CRYSTAL brings out so much hate in a person; it can take a beautiful soul and turn it into your worst nightmare. It is life's worst enemy!"
- A meth addict's partner

According to Frontline.com “There are 1.4 Million meth users in America, and the number is continuously rising.” Methamphetamines are one of the most popular and easiest drugs to find in America. Methamphetamines can be created or “cooked” by using the most common chemicals that can be purchased over the counter in any store, which is the reason why this particular drug appeals to people of all ages. Methamphetamines are created in “Meth Labs” which can be located in any particular type of neighborhood or area in the United States and the numbers of Meth Labs is increasingly growing throughout the past years. Meth is a very dangerous and psychologically addicting drug that acts as a stimulant to the nervous system; Meth heightens a person’s awareness and can also create excitement or euphoria. Meth has had a devastating affect not only to our economy, but especially to the future children of our society.
Methamphetamines are commonly known as speed, meth, or chalk. In its smoked form it is referred to as ice, crystal, crank, or glass. Meth is not only an extremely addictive drug but it is also easily prepared or “cooked” in homes nationwide. Unlike any other drugs which mainly originate from natural resources, Meth includes an assortment of dangerous chemicals. Meth will cause people to do things they may not typically do, it will cause alterations to the brains chemistry that in turn results in symptoms of delusion, paranoia, and or schizophrenia. A “Meth” high can usually last from 6 to 8 hours.
What is Meth?
Crystal Meth is a sub-category of an amphetamine. Amphetamines are synthetics amines, which are closely similar to our body’s neurotransmitter. Amphetamines stimulate the…...

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