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Summary Of Schlosser's Methamphetamine

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This has to be one of the strangest and most surprising facts I read in this book so far. Earlier in the book (before this passage), Schlosser explains that some slaughterhouse employees take methamphetamine. Methamphetamine is by definition, “a central nervous system stimulant, C 1 0 H 1 5 N, used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive states: also widely used as an illicit drug,” (Dictionary.com). Schlosser warns it’s dangerous to take drugs, especially in a work environment. But it happens, and these employees take these drugs to make themselves feel good and to improve their performances throughout the day. Another part that stuck out to me was the sexual relationships
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