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Hamilton, Ian and Sumnall, Harry . (2020) Crystal meth: Europe could now see a surge in supply and use. The Conversation

URL: https://theconversation.com/crystal-meth-europe-co...

For many people in Europe, the closest they will have got to methamphetamine will be the TV series Breaking Bad. But that could be about to change, as a result of developments in the international supply chain for cocaine and a new potential alliance between Mexican drug cartels and illegal European laboratories.

Other members of the amphetamine family have been used in Europe for years. A number are used in medicine, such as methylphenidate in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); while “speed” or d-amphetamine has had a steady following among recreational drug users........


Item Type
Evidence resource
Drug Type
CNS stimulants, New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type
AOD disorder, AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction
Date
15 June 2020
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