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North America's Meth Problem Why is it so popular?

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The rich the poor and everyone in between can be a victim of .Young people who want to "party like a rock star."School and college age students use meth to boost performance while studying for exams; Type A personalities in fast-paced jobs use meth because they believe it gives them an edge by boosting their mental energy. Young women and teenage girls use it for weight loss Long haul truckers use meth to keep them awake while driving. (meth dealers regularly set up shop at truck stops); So called "supermoms "trying to be the perfect wife, mother and career woman, end up with abused and neglected children do to the meth abuse. People from all walks of life and economical status have succumbed to the allure of methamphetamine. An entire town in Iowa, as filmed in a 2003 documentary by HBO, where every inhabitant - including the Mayor - is addicted to meth. A tough-on-drugs prosecutor in Denton, Texas, who showed no mercy for people caught in possession of meth and was himself busted for possession; His career and family were the casualties of his meth use.

What They Are:C (say: meth-am-FET-uh-meenz) are stimulants. Stimulants are a type of drug that speed up your brain. They are produced as pills, powders, or chunky crystals called ice.The crystal form, nicknamed crystal meth, is a popular drug, especially with young adults and for those who frequently go to dance clubs and parties.