meth meth  /ˈmɛθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

Usage(s):

  1. To fight the meth epidemic, states go after legal sniffle remedies at the corner drugstore.
  2. A teenage girl prepares to smoke a pipe of crystal meth.
  3. In country after country throughout Asia, meth use skyrocketed during the '90s.

News

  1. Meth materials found in Jonesville home; 2 arrested

    Two people face drug charges after meth-making materials were found in a home, Jonesville police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WXII-TV Winston-Salem

  2. Meth related cases on the rise in Chemung County

    There are renewed efforts to crack down on meth labs in Chemung County after a spike in seizures and arrests over the last several months. YNNs Crystal Cranmore takes a look at the devastating effects of meth and what authorities are doing to solve the growing problem.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

  3. Meth lab explosion rocks Osceola boat house

    A meth explosion blew out the windows of a small boat house near Osceola Tuesday evening.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

Quotes

  1. "I think Mike was desperately hoping that we would get through this without people taking a close look at his positions and his record, but his record on immigration, on pardons for criminals, on reducing the penalties for meth lab dealers, on...
    on Dec 12, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Washington Post

  2. "For kids, meth is death," said Dr. Julie Gerberding, head of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "And if we really want to do something about improving the survival of our adolescents and help them become healthy adults,...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Julie Gerberding Source: Forbes

  3. Sentences "for meth dealers in my state are more than twice as harsh as they were in his state," Huckabee told an audience gathered in a hotel conference room in Marshalltown, Iowa. "When people get desperate, they say desperate things, and...
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Forbes

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