Methamphetamine, 1st Edition

  • Kevin Hillstrom
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420512692
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512694
  • DDC: 362.29
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This new title in Lucent's Hot Topic Series examines the development of methamphetamine from a legal drug used to treat various illnesses to a dangerous street drug. The title goes on to discuss the physical and mental toll the drug takes on addicts as well as family members. The book concludes with the laws being implemented to combat the meth industry and how people can kick meth addiction.

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion.
  • Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in this series.

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Seductive and Dangerous Drug.
Chapter 1: The History of Methamphetamine.
Chapter 2: Meth's Toll on Users.
Chapter 3: Meth's Toll on Families and Communities.
Chapter 4: Combating the Meth Industry.
Chapter 5: Kicking Meth Addiction.