Jim Jones’ Drug Use:
Inaccuracies vs. Facts Part 3

by Jolene McDonald

(Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted here.)

Misconception: Amphetamines and methamphetamine are the same drug

Fact: They are different drugs, the names are not interchangeable

All reliable sources report Jim’s amphetamine addiction, but I’ve also seen people confuse amphetamines (speed) with methamphetamine (meth). Although they are from the same family, they are different drugs and Jim was not a user of meth.

Originally posted on January 4th, 2020.

Last modified on January 6th, 2020.
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