|Description:||Lined with cotton, this culture plate contains an assortment of “counterfeit” amphetamines, which had been confiscated during the control of criminal activities in and around the city of Atlanta, Georgia during 1973. See PHIL 13347 for a dish filled with numbers of legally-manufactured 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.
This image was provided to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by the State of Georgia Crime Laboratory, Atlanta, Georgia.