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Meth : America's drug epidemic

Author: Elaine Landau
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Elaine Landau examines both the meth epidemic and its social implications. First, she looks at the drug itself: how its history and its many forms shape the problem today, how meth affects the user's body, and how the drug's long-term effects complicate addiction issues. In addition, Landau investigates meth's cost to society, what perils meth labs present to their surroundings, how police and lawmakers are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Landau, Elaine.
Meth.
Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, ©2008
(DLC) 2006030923
(OCoLC)71632112
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Landau
ISBN: 9781467703840 1467703842
OCLC Number: 830678605
Description: 1 online resource (120 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Methamphetamine: the drug sensation that swept the nation --
All about methamphetamine: the extreme highs and lows --
Up close and personal: how methamphetamine can affect lives --
The methamphetamine lab: the danger just next door --
Methamphetamine: the cost to society --
The spread of methamphetamine: can it be stopped?
Responsibility: Elaine Landau.
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Abstract:

Elaine Landau examines both the meth epidemic and its social implications. First, she looks at the drug itself: how its history and its many forms shape the problem today, how meth affects the user's body, and how the drug's long-term effects complicate addiction issues. In addition, Landau investigates meth's cost to society, what perils meth labs present to their surroundings, how police and lawmakers are attempting to deal with the problems, and how the situation continues to change.

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