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Methamphetamine. A project by: Ben Alfonsin. Drug Classification:. Prescription Drug (For legal prescription use.) Illegal Substance (For illegal administration). Street/Slang Names. Crank Crystal Christina Chalk Meth Ice Speed Geep. What Does it Look Like?.

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Methamphetamine

A project by:

Ben Alfonsin


Drug Classification:

Prescription Drug

(For legal prescription use.)

Illegal Substance

(For illegal administration)


Street/Slang Names

  • Crank

  • Crystal

  • Christina

  • Chalk

  • Meth

  • Ice

  • Speed

  • Geep


What Does it Look Like?


Methods of Administration

  • ADHD meds

  • Some weight-loss meds

  • On the street (homemade)


Short-Term Effects

  • Increased wakefulness.

  • Increased physical activity.

  • Decreased appetite.

  • Increased respiration.

  • Hyperthermia.

  • Increased heart rate and blood pressure.

  • Irregular heart beat.

  • Cardiovascular collapse.

  • Irritability.

  • Prolonged insomnia.

  • Confusion.

  • Anxiety.


Long-Term Effects

  • Violent behavior.

  • Psychotic behavior.

  • Auditory hallucinations.

  • Mood disturbances.

  • Delusions and paranoia.

  • Homicidal or suicidal thoughts.


Is It Addictive?

Yes.


Rehab & Issues

Rehab

  • Does not always require rehab.

  • Ease of rehab seems to vary based on the people in question.

    Local Service

    Alamo Heights Health and Rehab

    Address: 8223 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78209

    Phone:(210) 828-0606

    Celebrities Who Did It

  • Fergie

  • Eddie Van Halen

  • Craig Robinson


Laws/Legal Issues

Jail time is dependent on:

  • State caught in.

  • Amount.

  • Association.

    -First made illegal in 1970.

    -Despite being first made in 1887 in Germany.


Sources

"Welcome to the United States Department of Justice." Welcome to the United States Department of Justice. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.

"Methamphetamine." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 04 Oct. 2013. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.

"The Effects Of Methamphetamine." About.com Alcoholism. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Apr. 2013.


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