crystal meth

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The popular name for illicitly manufactured methamphetamine, an easily produced substance that is widely used by certain underground and counterculture groups, mainly young people and increasingly in rural and urban youth in the United States and elsewhere. It is a member of the amphetamine group, highly addictive, and suspected of causing permanent damage to the higher centers of the cerebral cortex.

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