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Hamilton, Ian and Sumnall, Harry (2020) Crystal meth: Europe could now see a surge in supply and use. URL: https://theconversation.com/crystal-meth-europe-co...

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
Webpage
Publication Type
International, Web Resource
Drug Type
CNS stimulants, New psychoactive substance
Intervention Type
General / Comprehensive, Treatment method, Harm reduction
Date
15 June 2020
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