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By Randi Mehling

"Methamphetamine" examines the factitious chemical compound that has been declared a drug epidemic in 2006. This insightful booklet covers the background, actual homes, and addictive nature of methamphetamine, and offers readers with robust information regarding the well-being results, traits and attitudes, and felony ramifications linked to using this destructive, hugely addictive substance. "Methamphetamine" is reinforced through full-color images and illustrations, charts and diagrams, and recommendations for extra analyzing that make this booklet a necessary resource for college kids studying in regards to the hazards of this drug.

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Iowa has a successful lock program for farmers to secure tanks against theft, and some companies are marketing a solution that dyes the colorless gas a pinkish hue. This dye leaves stains on the clothes and skin, and could help law enforcement track meth manufacturers. Other anhydrous ammonia companies are adding calcium nitrate to it, which in theory competes with lithium during the cooking process so that meth cannot be produced. 23 SMURFING Over the past 15 years, federal and state meth laws have severely restricted the ingredients and supplies necessary to make meth.

Four of these patients relapsed following a one-time reuse of meth (of an amount less than what they had initially used). One patient relapsed without even showing signs of having reused meth. The study concluded that chronic meth use can cause long-term “susceptibility to sensitization” to meth. 32 6 Teenage Trends and Attitudes Headlines over the last several years have declared a meth epidemic in the United States among adults and teens. An epidemic is an outbreak that spreads more quickly and more extensively among a particular group of people than would be normally expected.

The axons of one neuron and the dendrites of another neuron are very close but cannot quite touch. These spaces between neurons are called synapses, and because of this distance, the neurons cannot make contact with each other. 7, 27 Neurotransmitters can be visualized as keys that unlock and open doors on neurons. These doors are called receptors and are located on the dendrites of a neuron. It is through this “key” and “lock” system that messages are conveyed throughout the CNS. Most receptors are precisely attuned to accept only one type of neurotransmitter key.

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