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Meth Makes You Hotter, Kids

A recent feature on NPR’s All Things Considered highlighted a new approach to keeping teens away from methamphetamine, software that shows the effects of the drug on a user’s face.

“You’re young. You’re vibrant. You have great-looking skin. Your hair is there, your teeth are there,” Allman says. “The software … morphs it into causing the physiological effects that meth causes — the open scabs, the droopy skin, the hair loss.”

“It strikes at the vanity of teenagers,” he tells NPR’s Guy Raz. Continue reading