Drugs, Inc. - Meth

Drugs, Inc. - Meth

2010, Drugs  -   52 Comments
Ratings: 7.40/10 from 53 users.

Drugs, Inc. - MethFollow a raid on a suspected meth lab, stake out a pharmacy where addicts buy pills in bulk, and meet a neuroscientist searching for a cure.

Methamphetamine is a psychostimulant of the phenethylamine and amphetamine class of psychoactive drugs. Methamphetamine increases alertness, concentration, energy, and in high doses, can induce euphoria, enhance self-esteem and increase libido.

Methamphetamine has high potential for abuse and addiction, activating the psychological reward system by triggering a cascading release of dopamine in the brain.

Methamphetamine is FDA approved for the treatment of ADHD and exogenous obesity. It is dispensed in the USA under the trademark name Desoxyn.

As a result of methamphetamine-induced neurotoxicity to dopaminergic neurons, chronic abuse may also lead to post acute withdrawals which persist beyond the withdrawal period for months, and even up to a year.

A study performed on female Japanese prison inmates suffering from methamphetamine addiction showed 20% experienced a psychosis resembling schizophrenia which persisted for longer than six months post-methamphetamine use; this amphetamine psychosis could be resistant to traditional treatment.

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3 years ago

I'm glad my addiction hasn't gotten that bad. Damn

B. Carter
4 years ago

The negative effects of meth are not discussed adequately and are downplayed by the listing of the effects of the high. There are some negative effects that should be stressed, including and especially brain damage. The use of methamphetamine destroys the brain!

10 years ago

The solution is so simple I don't see what the problem is. An international ban on the manufacture of amphetamine. Death penalty for manufacture of meth. I would rather suffer with hay fever or a cold than watch our nation burn down all around me!!! This may sound harsh to some but it can mean the difference between life and death for your children & grandchildren. Meth equals death!!!

ash stubbs
10 years ago

The war on drugs is lost can't beat them join them, hurry up and legalize the s*it

10 years ago

2.5 gr for 90 min........

Wayne Williams
11 years ago

This just in..... The war on drugs is over! Drugs win, and it was a slaughter. Now if only the government would gracefully accept their defeat. It took them less than ten years to accept defeat in Vietnam, America's other lossed war. But we're going on thirty years now and they apparently still think this is a winnable war.

11 years ago

This video was just a boring expose' of the dark side of meth. It would have been much more entertaining and brought enjoyment if it focused on the bright, fun side. People can choose one or the other. These ignorant participants in this video choose to dwell in the negative simply because they are in the dark as opposed to the light. There are always two sides to the story and it would be a much happier existence if people would choose the good side. This video would have been good if it weren't spent dwelling on the negative! Where are the intelligent humans? Are they all lost in darkness? Sometimes I think I'm the only one in the light, how sad that is for you strange dark-minded mean people.

rosalie holden
11 years ago

The war on drugs will never work whilst trading illegal substances is profitable. Make it legal and regulate it. This will push down prices, creating less drug related crime. It will regulate the product , causing less harmful side effects due to the dodgy substances currently being cut with it. It will funnel more money into treatment and recovery programs rather than the millions going into the highly ineffective law enforcement strategies. And it will treat people with enough dignity and intelliegence to make their own stupid choices.

11 years ago

war on drugs what a joke. if people want to do something they will find a way to do it. Instead of spending all that money employing all these police and correctional officers and spending billions on jails we put all that money into rehab and awareness programs. Why wouldn't we use law enforcement resources to solve violent crimes instead of trying to make meaningless arrests of some junkie in his garage trying to get his next fix ? Because its all a stats game who cares if they arrest a junkie vs a murderer or rapist its all the same on paper one arrest.

11 years ago

it always makes me want to go out and get some hard drugs watching these docs

Reuben Boipai
11 years ago

US needs a Jihad (WMDs: War on Meth & Drugs)

11 years ago

While America sends it`s young men to war on foreign soil spreading domocracey and telling other Countries how to live. No thanks America, you can keep our dream, it is a nightmare.
I have absolutely nothing against homosexuals but those shown in this documentary are selfish ugly dangerous men who living free are permitted to infect any young man they choose. These men are the perfect advert for the homophobic brigade. Blaming a drug is like blaming a gun, it`s only dangerous if it`s used. If a Hitler came into power, no way would I want blood spilled fighting for the freedom of these people to murder others because they have an addiction. Land of the free, not really. Clean your act up America, your values are floating in the sewer.

11 years ago

End the war on Drugs and don't be fooled by this Pro-USA over-hyped propaganda.

11 years ago

I'm from a city that is famous for the level of meth addiction and it took a toll on my childhood (through my "parents" doing) so, I like these documentaries because they show how ugly these people are.

11 years ago

Tweekers SUCK!

11 years ago

the more i watch these Drugs Inc. videos the more i feel like i am being programmed. It always ends with cops having to "stop" the drugs...quite interesting...the issues are way more complex.

as far as meth goes- i dunno, not my thing. weed, mushrooms, lsd, mdma once in a blue moon- i usually avoid drinking.

11 years ago

People should have the right to do as they will as long as they are not hurting any one or their property. When there are children involved its another story though, no child should be exposed to an adults stupid choices even though it happens daily. In my opinion, drugs should be legal so shoot me....ugh this makes me sick. How can heroin be illegal but yet there are methadone clinics to "help you" off the hard stuff?? Makes no sense to me at all. What do you think? Am I crazy? Yes I am sober at this moment didnt have a shot of whiskey today heehee. Please let me know if you feel the same, not many people agree with me on this subject...

11 years ago

Ugh.. when is drugs inc marijuana coming out? thats going to be a big problem in the next few years with all this legalization mumbo jumbo. everyones going to end up just like this meth crack heads. All of this junk and garbage needs to be banned, eradicated, and set illegal forever so no one would bother to even try this crap. has no use on earth whatsoever. alcohol and tobacco included.

11 years ago

Stay away from this chemical garbage. It is bad for you. Meth is disgusting. Smoke grass and have a couple beers. Eat well and enjoy nature. Thats what I think today.

David Edwards
11 years ago

The burn victim who said "I didnt do it to get high, I did it for the money" made me really wonder what is going on in the minds of people in charge of the "war on drugs" (lol - they shud look up some of the definitions of the word "drug").

Do they really not realise that prohibiting certain drugs just makes it more attractive from a business perspective. I'm kinda tempted tbh, I wouldn't mind a few more houses(j/k). They must be making money from the "war" or else they wouldn't be doing it.

Kinda like a racket (if i got the right term) where the government is like "you act all big and scary, we'll tell everybody if they dont give us loads of money for protection then the scary thing will come get them, in return, we'll make the profit margins obscenely high so you guys can make a tonne of money too".

Irishkev, dude dont be like that man, I've never taken meth or any other prohibited substance apart from weed aka cannabis which is why I have no idea if sex is better on or off meth, unless you have taken it, I dont think you can claim to know either. Tbh, it seems quite plausible that making love while under the effect of a substance that produces a tonne of dopamine could be more enjoyable then making love without. Sex is like music its just personal taste really, is meth sex for me? no, but its clearly more enjoyable for some. "HIVfag" dude... really? This insult is as disgusting and outdated as calling someone a lazy dope addict. The inclusion of an ignorant comment, inflammatory insult and a false dilemma in 3 consecutive sentences makes me wonder if you are just trolling.

Anyhow amusing documentary, seems biased but then I expected that, infact thats what makes it amusing for me >8¬) some bits were kinda saddening tho >8¬(

11 years ago

lmao...how convenient, its either mexicans or US citizens themselves! blah blah blah nobody believes the gov funded documentary's anymore...we all know any drugs comin in the US do so with a little bit of hush hush from that same corrupt toxic gov. have u f--kin seen what passes for congress these days? theyre all crooks in suits, bar a very few!

put them in jail where they belong and thatll be the first step in cleaning america up!

11 years ago

300 billion dollar a year global industry!!! And they want you to believe their fighting a war against them. I call BS!!!!

11 years ago

Can't be that bad, soldiers like it too!

11 years ago

51 million users can't be wrong Irishkev!

11 years ago

Man , don't tell me it makes sex even better, that's nonsense. Do meth and ride a HIVfag , cool. I'll have a healthy woman and some Herb anyday.

Confucius say , "Meth is for LOSERS".