Journal of Forensic Research

ISSN: 2157-7145

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Methamphetamine: Forbidable but Still a Forensic Issue


Mohammed Nasimul Islam and Jesmine Khan

Methamphetamine (MA) abuse is one of the challenging problems in Forensic Pathology. It has adverse effects on heart, intestine and male reproductive system. In 1990’s it was identified as an alarming problems among the adolescents. Thus the agent was included as a controlled substance. This has created two main problems. In one hand, the scientists engaged in research in this field have failed to carry forward their research projects due to scarcity of the substance. On the other hand, plenty of this substance is illegally manufactured and available in the black market especially at the border area. The article explains the current situation of MA abuse and health conditions after withdrawal of the agent.


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