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Methamphetamine

  • By: Mitchell B. Mackinem & Christopher B. Mackinem
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as meth, is a white, odorless, and tasteless crystalline powder that produces a powerful and long-lasting high. Following the crack cocaine scare of the 1980s, meth became the most feared illicit drug in the United States, especially ...

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