How Long Has METH Been around?

Answer

While many may think that crystal meth is a new drug of choice, that is not the case. It has been around for close to 100 years. It was first developed in the year 1893 by a chemist named Nagayoshi Nagai. However it wasn't until Akira Ogata turned it into a crystallized form in the year 1919. The earliest use of methamphetamine happened during World War 2. In addition the last three years of Hitler's life he received daily injections of methamphetamine by his doctor to help treat depression.
Q&A Related to "How Long Has METH Been around?"
Methamphetamine was first synthesized from ephedrine in Japan, in 1894.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_long_has_meth_been_a...
The earliest records of 'Meth' date back to WW2, and In the 1950s a...
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-long-has-the-dr...
Prior to 2001, drywall was produced in America and sold at both the retail and wholesale levels. When the demand for the product increased with a building boom that began in 2000,
http://www.ehow.com/info_8720183_long-chinese-dryw...
Video games have been around since November 29th of 1972 when the first video game called 'Pong' was introduced by Atari in a coin operated machine. Since then we have thousands more
http://www.ask.com/question/how-long-have-video-ga...
1 Additional Answer
Meth has been around for a little over 100 years. Japan invented it when they were trying to find a drug to make better and more alert soldiers for World War II. You can find more information here: www.pbs.org
Explore this Topic
Meth is an addictive stimulant that comes in many forms such as crystal Meth and pill form. A Meth high gives a long lasted high instead of a rush like many other ...
Sharks have been around for approximately 350 million years. Sharks swam in primitive oceans 100 million years before the first dinosaurs stalked the earth. ...
Internet dates back to the 1960s.Charley Kline at UCLA was the first to use internet. ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com