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Description:Lined with cotton, this culture plate contains an assortment of amphetamines, which had been confiscated during the control of criminal activities in and around the city of Atlanta, Georgia during 1973. See PHIL 13348 for a dish filled with numbers of illegally-manufactured , or "counterfeit" amphetamines.
Sometimes referred to as “speed”, amphetamines, which includes methamphetamine, also known as “Meth”, are central nervous system stimulants. These drugs have a high potential for abuse, and for psychological or physical dependence.

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Creation Date:1973
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Links:CDC - HIV/AIDS - Fact Sheet: Methamphetamine Use and Risk for HIV/AIDS
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