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Meth use more prevalent in Caucasian females or just Caucasian race?


scared
ma
racial / gender use of meth
I have a question that may be unusual. I do not mean any disrespect to anyone, or mean to offend anyone and if I do please except my apology now.

I have been to several different web sites and looked at pictures (before and after meth). I don't remember seeing a picture that was not of a Caucasian person, mostly female. Maybe I just haven't been to the right site.

My question, is Meth use more prevalent in Caucasian females or just Caucasian race period? Does anyone know or has anyone noticed this? Just curious.
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Rancid1 Re: racial / gender use of meth
Yes I do think that meth addiction is more prominent in white males/females. But that seems to be changing and more of a diverse group of people are using now days.

Meth does not discriminate by race. But culture does influance what drugs one might decide to try.
love
man
hate
meth1
Re: racial / gender use of meth
I saw a show a while ago that said the Meth is mainly a white drug and the plague for black people is smoking crack cocaine.
le
grumps
Re: racial / gender use of meth
I think it depends on the focus of the research.

Meth is HUGE in Southeast Asia. I don't remember what they call it, but it affects folks in urban populations.

Meth is also huge in Tijuana, where I know a lot of ex-tweakers. Southern California is so diverse - there were oodles of Hispanic folks I have come across in the rooms who are trying to get over meth use.

Many of the people I used with were people of color. Many Filipino folks too.

So yeah, it may not be spread totally evenly, but it certainly appeals to every race. Websites may be located or basing their photos on local folks, so that is how the image of it being a predominately white person drug comes about.
Meth
Phobia
Re: racial / gender use of meth
Yup...meth is HUGE over here in Southeast Asia...we get the death penalty for it here in Singapore yet it can still be found quite easily...amongst other drugs too of course..

They ship meth by the tons in this area...and since we have no rural folks here its purely an urban drug...

Whatever it is...I pray for all those who have never been exposed to meth to stay that way...forever..
sdm
sanjose
Re: racial / gender use of meth
Quote:
Yup...meth is HUGE over here in Southeast Asia...we get the death penalty for it here in Singapore yet it can still be found quite easily...amongst other drugs too of course..
Do they really kill people that get caught using Meth?

Do you think that meth use is greater per capita in USA than in Singapore?
Meth
Phobia
Re: racial / gender use of meth
Yup...unfortunately the death penalty applies not only to meth...most even to other drugs as well including weed!!!

But they have some limits for each drug that you consume or possess before they hang you...

I've heard of someone caught with 2 pills (unprescribed sleeping pills) and he did 9 months in prison...

With such strict laws I'm sure the per capita in the US will be higher than over here...

There you go...
Sfj Re: racial / gender use of meth
I can't help but wonder?

How much incentive is there in severe punishment?

Not much huh?

Meth problems won't be solved by punisment.
Meth
Phobia
Re: racial / gender use of meth
I agree....if they could be solved by punishment then there should be no more meth and addicts around right?
chick
peakiwi
Re: racial / gender use of meth
I live in New Zealand, population 4 million (LAST I READ)

Meth use or commonly known in NZ as 'P' is prominent in our maori(indigenous people of NZ)/polynesian communties (both groups are non caucasion)

Of course there are all races in NZ that use P.
chris
gonz
Re: racial / gender use of meth
I live in Washington State...

Meth doesn't discriminate here.

Red, Yellow, Black, White, and Brown..
they're all victims or potential victims of Meth!!

Mucho sad!!
recovering
freak
Re: racial / gender use of meth
Some facts about drug laws in Singapore.

1)15grams of pure heroin... hang

2)500grams of weed (excluding the stems and seeds).. hang

3)15grams of opium..hang

4)As for METH...10grams and you're dead!
krodtil
theend
Re: racial / gender use of meth
Well I don't know the facts or anything. But I know that the NA meetings I've been going to here in Mississippi has several black members and I have also noticed the biggest drug here seems to be crack.

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Using Signals / Signs of Users on Crystal Meth


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