Methamphetamine Epidemic Elimination Act hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on H.R. 3889, September 27, 2005 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

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  • Methamphetamine -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Methamphetamine abuse -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Drug traffic -- United States -- Prevention,
  • Drugs -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Methamphetamine -- Environmental aspects -- United States

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The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of Sales of Scheduled Listed Chemical Products. Required Training and Self-Certification. Law Enforcement Queries Regarding Self-Certification.

Import and Production Quotas for the List I Chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine. Importation, Exportation, and International.

Rept. - METHAMPHETAMINE EPIDEMIC ELIMINATION ACT th Congress (). The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of (CMEA) is federal legislation enacted in the United States on March 9,to regulate, among other things, retail over-the-counter sales of following products because of their use in the manufacture of illegal drugs.

ephedrine; pseudoephedrine; phenylpropanolamine (no longer OTC due to a proposed increased risk of stroke in younger women)Enacted by: the th United States Congress. Methamphetamine Epidemic Elimination Act - Title I: Domestic Regulation of Precursor Chemicals - (Sec. ) Amends the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to define "scheduled listed chemical product" as a product that: (1) contains ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine and the salts, optical isomers, and salts of optical isomers of.

The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of (CMEA) was signed into law on March 9, to regulate, among other things, retail over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine products.

Retail provisions of the CMEA include daily sales limits and monthly purchase limits, placement of product out of direct. Nov 9, H.R. (th). To further regulate and punish illicit conduct relating to methamphetamine, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. Get this from a library. Methamphetamine Epidemic Elimination Act: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce.; United States.

Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.]. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act ofor CMEA for short, details the federal regulation of the retail of chemicals that are used to make methamphetamine. The act went into effect on March 9, as part of Title VII of the USA Patriot Improvement.

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–61 printed for the use of the committee on the judiciary. Methamphetamine Epidemic Elimination Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, on H.R.Septem Methamphetamine: the quintessential American drug.

American housewives, heads of state, businessmen and poets alike have acquired a taste for the yellow, crystalline powder. Everyone from Hitler to President Kennedy to Elvis to Jack Kerouac indulged in one of its many forms, and its presence has been an invisible hand shaping events, preparing /5(22).

The Meth Epidemic. The Meth Epidemic The origin of methamphetamine in the U.S. started on the west coast in the state of Oregon. This is a man-made drug that is easily “cooked” in kitchens across the U.

Pseudoephedrine is the main chemical ingredient in the drug and also the key component of cold remedies such as Sudafed. The Pseudoephedrine is combined with other chemicals readily. Methamphetamine abuse can be harmful to children in many ways. Pregnant women abusing meth increase the risk of pregnancy complications, and preterm birth.

Many have inadequate prenatal care, or. That switch was largely attributed to the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act, which placed tight controls of over-the-counter cold medicines used to cook meth.

The Methamphetamine Production Prevention Act indicates that if the prospective purchaser enters the information into the logbook, the regulated seller must determine that the name entered in the logbook corresponds to the name provided on the photographic identification and must determine that the date and time of the sale as entered by the.

The Methamphetamine “Epidemic,” “Meth Mouth,” and the Racial Construction of Drug Scares Naomi Murakawa1 Department of Political Science, University of Washington Abstract From “reefer madness” to “crack babies,” American drug scares demonstrate that race shapes the construction of epidemics and diagnoses.

This research brief File Size: KB. The Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act (MPCA, ILCS ) is an Illinois state law that was signed into law on Novemand took effect on Janu The MPCA is an act used to create significant barriers such as the requirement to present ID to purchase cold medication that contains pseudoephedrine (Sudafed, Tylenol Cold and Claritin D) which could be used to produce.

Two in particular stood out to me during my research: Michelle Obama’s Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, which put in place a policy intended to assist in the elimination of childhood obesity, and the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act ofwhich severely limited the public’s access to drugs used in the production of methamphetamine.

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Methamphetamine is an amphetamine with central nervous system (CNS) stimulating activity. Methamphetamine acts by both facilitating the release of catecholamines, particularly noradrenaline, dopamine and serotonin, from nerve terminals in the brain and by inhibiting their leads to an increase in synaptic concentration of these neurotransmitters and results in increased stimulation.

The Meth Epidemic in America: Two Surveys of U.S. Counties • 2 3 • The Meth Epidemic in America: Two Surveys of U.S. Counties Executive Summary The methamphetamine epidemic in the United States, which began in the West and is moving East, is having a devastating effect on our country.

The increasingly widespread production, distribution andFile Size: KB. Methamphetamine in the United States is regulated under Schedule II of the Controlled Substances is approved for pharmacological use in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and treatment-resistant obesity, but it is primarily used as a recreational drug.

16, prescriptions for methamphetamine were filled in Inapproximately million Americans. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of does not provide for federal pre-emption. Therefore, more restrictive state laws, remain in effect, as do more restrictive county and local ordinances.

PSE Log Book Language for Ohio Retailers. Include in the log book (or, in the alternative, post in a conspicuous location) the following statement. Under the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act, the pharmacy or store that sells pseudoephedrine-containing products must maintain written or electronic records of the transactions for a period of A) two years.

B) 6 months. C) three years. D) one year. Although the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act in banned over-the-counter sales of medicine containing pseudoephedrine, a main ingredient in meth, the problem never ended.

This federal law aimed to curb methamphetamine use and prevent making the drug at home, but instead, users turned to cartels to obtain methamphetamines. Pseudoephedrine is an over-the-counter (OTC) drug used to relieve nasal or sinus congestion caused by the common cold, sinusitis, and respiratory allergies.

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Methamphetamine Epidemic Act ofa provision of the USA PATRIOT Act, is intended to combat the production and abuse of methamphetamine, and requires training for all pharmacists and staff involved in the sale of any product containing any amount of pseudoephedrine, ephedrine or phenylpropanolamine.

Ensure your staff is ready!File Size: KB. InCongress passed the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA) as an amendment to the renewal of the USA PATRIOT Act. The CMEA requires record-keeping and identification of all sales and reports to law enforcement of any "suspicious" transactions.

Purchasers are limited to " grams of pseudoephedrine base" per day and 9 grams per month. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act, enacted inregulated over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine or phenylpropanolamine, legal asthma and sinus medications that are also the key ingredients in a meth maker’s cookbook.

the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act inwhich requires that pharmacies and other retail stores keep logs of purchases of products containing pseudoephedrine and limits the amount of those products an individual can purchase per day. A few States have even made pseudoephedrine available only with a prescription.

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Over time, meth destroys dopamine receptors, making it impossible to feel. Your session has been timed out. Go Back to Menu: Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of Discover librarian-selected research resources on Methamphetamine from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home» Browse» Criminal Justice» Social and Psychological Aspects of Crime» Addiction and Substance Abuse» Methamphetamine. The Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of (CMEA) was signed into United States law on March 9, to regulate, among other things, retail over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine products.

Retail provisions of the CMEA include daily sales limits and day purchase limits, placement of product out of. Some of the MA legislation would have built on provisions enacted in the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act (CMEA, P.L.

), which were designed to control and limit the availability of MA and its precursor chemicals. MA abuse has implications for public health, child welfare, crime and public safety, and international relations.

methamphetamine abuse in the U.S. increased fivefold, from less than 1% in to over 6% in The Drug Abuse Warning Network emergency room reports show a similar trend nationally: a slight rise from just un mentions in to 17, in Abt Associates Inc.

Methamphetamine Use: Lessons Learned iiiFile Size: KB. "American Meth"'s subtitle, "A History of the Methamphetamine Epidemic in America" is misleading it doesn't describe the book or do it justice by a long shot.

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Following the passage of the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act in which restricted public access to products containing pseudoephedrine, the rates of methamphetamine use finally began to decrease (Gonzales et al., ; Maxwell and Brecht, ; Maxwell and Rutkowski, ), as evinced by a drop toof new methamphetamine users in Cited by:   Meth elimination half life is 9 to 12 hours, so it would take 2 to 3 days to completely wash out from body.

Due to the high lipophilicity of methamphetamine, it can readily move through the blood brain barrier faster than other stimulant and amphetamine metabolite peaks at 10–24 : Meth, Methamphetamine.

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