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meth head

Someone who abuses or is addicted to an amphetamine, especially methamphetamine. This state is a thoroughfare for methamphetamine to the rest of the country, so it's little wonder that there are so many meth heads here.
See also: head, meth

meth monster

1. Someone who abuses or is addicted to an amphetamine, especially methamphetamine. This state is a thoroughfare for methamphetamine to the rest of the country, so it's little wonder that there are so many meth monsters here. I came out to see some devious little meth monster stripping parts from my car.
2. An epidemic of methamphetamine abuse or addiction. A number of states are pouring resources into law enforcement and prevention campaigns to slow the spread of the meth monster, which has been destroying communities around the nation.
See also: meth, monster

meth

1. n. denatured alcohol; methyl alcohol. (Streets and underworld.) Meth used to be pink. Now they put something in it to make you vomit.
2. n. methamphetamine. (Drugs.) Usually meth is injected, having almost an immediate effect.
3. n. methadone. (Drugs.) Sometimes meth means methadone, a drug used in drug treatment.

meth monster

n. a habitual user of methamphetamine. These teenage meth monsters can be a real menace when they need juice.
See also: meth, monster
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(7.) See Idaho Meth Project, http://www.idahomethproject.org.
(8.) See Illinois Meth Project, http://www.illinoismethproject.org.
(9.) See Wyoming Meth Project, http://www.wyomingmethproject.org.
27-28, (August 2008), available at http://www.uclaisap.org/slides/presentations-meth-2008-2007.html; PBS Frontline, The Meth Epidemic: Meth and The Brain, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meth/body/ (Feb.
140, 140-142 (2006); Slomski, supra note 14; Gary Warth, The Neuroscience of Meth, N.
FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION, supra note 15, at 2-3; GENERATIONS UNITED, METH AND CHILD WELFARE: PROMISING SOLUTIONS FOR CHILDREN, THEIR PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS 8-9 (2006), http://www.ipath.gu.org/documents/A0/Meth_Child_Welfare_Final_cover.pdf; Slomski, supra note 14; Warth, supra note 17; PBS Frontline, supra note 13.
DEP'T OF JUSTICE, CHILDREN AT CLANDESTINE METHAMPHETAMINE LABS: HELPING METH'S YOUNGEST VICTIMS 4 (2003).
(20.) FINAL REPORT: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF METHAMPHETAMINE USE IN BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS (2004); ROBERT WHELAN & SAM BOGGESS, THE MULTNOMAH COUNTY METH TAX (2005).
OF COUNTIES, THE METH EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA: THE CRIMINAL EFFECT OF METH ON COMMUNITIES 3, 5 (2006); NW.
at 12-13, 25-26; Luke Engan, Meth & Destruction.
ON DRUG ABUSE, RESEARCH REPORT: METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE AND ADDICTION 2-3 (2006); WHELAN & BOGGESS, supra note 20, at 5-6; Angela Gonzales, Meth Crisis Puts Financial Pressure on Local Hospitals, PHOENIX BUS.
(27.) Rotting Teeth of Meth Users Cost Ohio Taxpayers, Assoc.
METH PROJECT, METHAMPHETAMINE IN MONTANA: A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON TRENDS AND IMPACT 3 (2007).
(36.) State and federal programs had existed that targeted the demand for methamphetamines, but none of the size or scope of the Montana Meth Project.
Siebel, Chairman and Founder, The Meth Project); MONT.