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The Meth Epidemic

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FRONTLINE: The Great Debates

The lesson plan Great Debates "investigates the battle being waged between major pharmaceutical companies and American consumers fed up with paying the highest drug prices in the world." It explores the following questions:

National Congress of State Legislators: Whose Special Interests?

These lesson plans have been developed to help students:

HighWired.com: AIDS -- 20 Years Later

This series of lesson plans looks at people living with AIDS and the impact that it has on their communities. Since AIDS is often associated with drug addition, this site can extend the lesson through the following objectives:

Web-exclusive video about the connection between Meth abuse and HIV/AIDS transmission in the gay community can be found at www.pbs.org/frontline/meth/body.

On May 30 and 31, 2006, FRONTLINE presents the definitive chronicle of one of the worst pandemics the world has ever known in The Age of AIDS. For more information on this program, visit http://www.pbs.org/frontline/aids/.

FRONTLINE: Regulating Drugs and the Creation of the FDA

This two-step lesson plan traces the development of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), examines the jurisdiction of the FDA, and looks at the issues facing the FDA today.