Meth . . . crank . . . ice … No matter what you call it, methamphetamine is an extremely addictive drug. It is expensive and gives users what appears to endless energy. In INVESTIGATE METHAMPHETAMINES, authors Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler look at the epidemic spread of methamphetamines abuse in the United States. Personal stories and the latest statistics bring the deadly impact of this drug into focus.