Nick Miller and Nitya Anantharaman. Methamphetamines and Amphetamines. What are Amphetamines? . There are illegal and legal types The legal types are prescribed for ADHD and narcolepsy It is illegal to posses amphetamines unless they are prescribed by a doctor
The use of meth has decreased over time. In 1999, meth use was at 4.7% for high school students. In this study, only 1.2% use it.
From 2002 to 2008, past-month use of methamphetamine declined significantly among youths aged 12 to 17, from 0.3 percent to 0.1 percent, and young adults aged 18 to 25 also reported significant declines in past-month use, from 0.6 percent in 2002 to 0.2 percent in 2008.
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