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TIK CRYSTAL METH DRUG ABUSE SOUTH AFRICA
Crystal meth, tik, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes are all street names for Crystal meth. Tik seems to be the latest version and is unfortunatley now being used by school children. tik, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes will keep you awake and make you violent and in South Africa the police are coming down harder on dealers of Tik than on dealers of the likes of heroin, crack cocaine cannabis etc.
Crystal meth, tik, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes is being marketed as an easy way of losing weight which is making it a drug to try for young girls who would normally never get involved in drugs.
“The danger with crystal meth is that it is attractive to non-typical drug users,” says Prof Charles Parry, researcher at the Medical Research Council (MRC).
This is an additional worry as some users of Crystal meth, tik, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes have no idea how to handle drugs and the dangers they hold.
Crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes, Tik is now attracting extremely young first-time drug users. The greatest rise in registered users seeking help or treatment / rehab ( residential or non residential ) comes from those under the age of 20. Treatment centers / rehabs in South Africa are reportedly treating children as young as 13 for Crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes, Tik addiction. Hopefully the residential treatment, rehabs, rehabilitation centers of South Africa will receive more and more people suffering with crystal meth, tik addiction will seek help or rehabilitation before its to late.
The number of crystal meth tik addicts / abusers reported has increased from less than one per cent of those registered with the CTDCC back in 2002 to more recently a full third of those registered are crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes users.
This increase in crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes users has left the CTDCC extremely concerned and facing the greatest challenge the CTDCC has ever had to face.
The health proffesionals of South Africa are also very concerned about the effects using crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes is having on drug addicts. The addict / drug user / crystal meth abuser can think he or she is seeing and hearing things that are not there plus with the increase in violence associated with crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes then it is now a far more dangerous drug in South Africa than most other drugs available.
Crystal meth, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes is now becoming a sought after drug with gang members which leaves the obvious concern of those involved already with violent crime and criminal activity taking a drug which will only heighten this violence and induce more violent behaviours in the drug using criminal.
Methamphetamine is ideal to prepare gunmen for a hit, removing there inhibitions and fuelling the gunmens aggression . We could easily expect an increase in violence in this already extremely violent area of the population in South Africa
Crystal meth has many street names, tuk tuk, crystal, straws, globes. Plus Hitler’s drug as the drug was allegedly used by the Nazis as fighting drug to fuel aggression and keep soldiers awake for long periods of time during the war.