The Penal Consequences of Meth Possession

Most people, thanks to pop culture references, have at least heard of meth-amphetamines, even if they have never seen or been around them. “Meth,” as it is commonly called, is considered one of the most dangerous drugs in the world today, both for the effects using it, as well as the hazard of producing it in illegal labs. As a result, there are severe penalties for involvement with this drug. Meth: An Overview Meth is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system. While it is often associated with recreational use, there are (very limited) medicinal uses for meth. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) classifies it as a schedule II drug, which means a prescription is required to obtain it. These prescriptions are for doses that are significantly lower than the doses a person abusing it recreationally would use. Schedule II drugs have a […]

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