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    • Crystal Meth
      By: Angela Harry
      Ajay Cheema
      And
      Annalisa Repetto
    • History
      1893- crystal meth was developed from ephedrine
      Nagayoshi Nagai  made it in a meth lab
      1919- methamphetamine was turned into its crystallized form
      By the 1960’s meth was used  illegally more often in peoples homes
      San Diego, California was considered the crystal meth capital of the North America
    • Classified as..and Nicknames
      A stimulant
      Crank, speed, LA ice, glass, ice, acid, and Tina
    • Affects on the body
      1. Infections of the heart lining 2. collapsed veins3. Pneumonia4. Tuberculosis5. Liver disease6. Kidney disease
      Tuberculosis
    • Illegal or legal?????
      Crystal meth is illegal and can end up with serious consequences
    • Long Term
      Addiction, violent behavior, anxiety, confusion,
      the sensation of insects creeping on the skin
      violent behavior, anxiety, confusion
    • Short term
      wakefulness and physical activity
      Elevated body temperature