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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.