Liquid Meth: The Next "New" Drug for Texas Parents and News Anchors to Freak Out About

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Galveston County Sheriff's Office
Their teachers could tell something was off. The girls, six of them, all eighth graders at Texas City's Blocker Middle School, were acting "zombie-like" and "delirious" at school on Monday, according to Houston's ABC affiliate. School officials called an ambulance, but not before finding small pieces of paper wrapped in tinfoil.

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office says the paper was laced with liquid methamphetamine. They're unfamiliar with the drug, they told the Houston Chronicle, but the evidence suggests that the girls ingested the meth by placing the papers on their tongue and letting them dissolve.

This method of delivery isn't quite new. Smugglers routinely transport meth by dissolving it in liquid and storing it in innocuous-looking bottles or in the windshield-reservoirs of cars. It doesn't take a huge deductive leap for someone to put a piece of paper in there and stick it on their tongue.

See also: Why Does Dallas Keep Forgetting About its Cheese-Heroin Problem?

And so, back in 2005, you had an Iowa TV station reported that authorities in Ames had intercepted a package containing "what appeared to be a liquid methamphetamine that was applied to paper."

There hasn't exactly been an epidemic since then, at least not one that's been reported in the media, but whenever you have young teenagers bringing the stuff to school, you know it's around, and you know it's cheap.

Expect to hear a lot more about liquid meth from here on out. Especially since cheese is so last year. (Cheese, if you're not familiar, is a mixture of heroin and Tylenol P.M. So, you know, "mostly heroin":)

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pinktrotter10
pinktrotter10

I wish  I had that Meth in order to die asap

IcallBullshit
IcallBullshit

it wasn't even meth, you cant fit an 80mg active dose on that size blotter paper. this article is stupid, the drug is probably a 2c nbome or other amphetamine/ cathinone. witch if placed in a field test kit will test positive for meth. and the idea that this was a way to traffic meth is laughable... the only reported case of meth being trafficked in solution  http://kdvr.com/2013/08/22/denver-drug-ring-busted-after-meth-found-in-sealed-water-bottles/ was a bust in Denver where 16 oz water bottles contained around 10 grams of meth each. disolving meth onto paper has never been a way to traffic the drug for mass consumption, only as a way to get the drug into the prision system where an entire envelope has to be eaten to get 1 or 2 doses.  don't mislead parents into thinking when they find a hit of acid in there child's position, that it has to be meth because they read about it online.

primi_timpano
primi_timpano topcommenter

Meth + water is nothing new. That it is used to saturate paper is a strange delivery system.

P1Gunter
P1Gunter

I will never understand the allure of meth. I did it once when I was 15, snorted it (I'm sure it's far better by now) and it sucked. If you want an illegal upper just buy some damn coke, it's a much better high. And you get to keep your teeth.

killwhiteprivilege
killwhiteprivilege

Yuk yuk yuk Eric, your "snarky libtard blogger" comments at the expense of all those dead Hispanic kids killed by cheese heroin are sooooooooo hilarious! You are still never getting hired by Gawker though. If you had any dignity and shame you would kill yourself for the damage you've done to your own kids' futures. LULZ

ozonelarryb
ozonelarryb

We need to get this stuff to Plano, Frisco, and Flower Mound. Then let the fun begin.

zestylemonboy
zestylemonboy

Dont forget that any drug you may be caught with in Texas is weighed in grams not fluid measurements.. This liquid meth crap could lead to some stiff sentencing.. just a little capful can get you 2 to 20 if the aggregate weight is over 4 grams..

holmantx
holmantx topcommenter

Blotter acid when it first rolled out in the 1960s worked like that, but the high was far more extreme.

Kids will get through it.  There will be loss of life and worse, but hey - it's now and has been part of growing up for a very long time now.

jamessavik
jamessavik

Wait till they get a load of the krokodil. It's LITERALLY eating them up in Russia. Parent will be begging their kids to go back to smoking weed.

ozonelarryb
ozonelarryb

If it ever hits D, just watch for that tank to come out.

mcdallas
mcdallas topcommenter

Next thing u know, someone will be vaporizing that liquid meth in an electronic cigarrette.

Daniel
Daniel

@killwhiteprivilege What is this "dignity" and "shame" you speak of?

LeroyJenkem
LeroyJenkem

Now, you know that nothing will happen until some rich asshole's kid dies of an overdose, and then it's WAR. Besides, Lewisville has already taken to jenkem, so just wait until that shit spreads to the rest of North Texas suburbia.

ThePosterFormerlyKnownasPaul
ThePosterFormerlyKnownasPaul topcommenter

@holmantx @Lakewooder  

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Brings you back the same day,
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