methamphetamine methamphetamine  /ˌmɛ θæm ˈfɛ tə min/

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. Taking a cue from the success of methadone maintenance treatment for heroin, researchers are testing whether substitute stimulants can help cocaine and methamphetamine addicts.
  2. And methamphetamine use, at first, dovetails nicely with those 16-hour days slaving on a construction site or hunched over a workstation.
  3. But drug smugglers, methamphetamine cooks and cannabis cultivators are invading federal lands as never before.

News

  1. 4 to stand trial in operation of meth lab that exploded

    Preliminary hearings were held today for four people charged with operating a methamphetamine lab out of a home in Bethlehem. Daniel Houser and Davina Bowler waived their hearings while charges against Elaine Noone and Jeffrey Caulfield were held for court. They're all charged with operating a meth lab out of Noone's home on Greenleaf Street. Investigators were planning to search the home in ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. Four arraigned on methamphetamine charges

    POMEROY — The four people charged in connection with the large methamphetamine lab last week on Portland Road were arraigned in Meigs County Court on Tuesday. Aimee L. Young, 40, Glenn F. “Buddy” Y...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  3. Methamphetamine Making a Comeback in Minneapolis/St. Paul

    Methamphetamine use is on the rise in Minneapolis/St. Paul, while heroin remains the most widely used illegal drug in the Twin Cities area, according to a new report.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Join Together Online

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Quotes

  1. "The most encouraging statistic relates to the use of methamphetamine, which has plummeted by an impressive 64 percent since 2001," President George W. Bush said.
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Currently there are no minimum prison sentences for producing and trafficking dangerous drugs like methamphetamine and cocaine," Harper said. "These are serious crimes. Those who commit them should do serious time."
    on Oct 4, 2007 By: Stephen Harper Source: Forbes

  3. Michael responded, "So many doctors have prescribed her so many different things that she never was on and never needed and now she's on them. I couldn't tell you all the names, but Adderall, for one. Adderall is nothing but methamphetamine. For...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Michael Lohan Source: CBS News

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