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Methamphetamine Use Increasing Again, Researchers Find

Use of methamphetamines is on the rise nationally after a decrease a few years ago, according to university researchers. Use of meth dropped significantly in 2007 and 2008 after laws limiting the availability of pseudoephedrine went into effect made it much harder to obtain key ingredients.

University of Texas at Austin Researcher Receives $418,000 Grant from National Institute on Drug Abuse to Study Methamphetamine Use in Austin

Dr. Jane Maxwell of The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a two-year $418,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to monitor the changing methamphetamine market in the Austin area.