Crack is the crystallized or freebase form of cocaine
, which is usually smoked in a pipe.
Unlike heroin or cocaine
, the drug itself is not physically addictive, though rehab centers have begun to report an increase in the number of people seeking treatment for psychological dependence on Ecstasy.
Upon examining the cocaine
package, the informant told the suspects that he needed to leave to retrieve the money for the purchase of the cocaine
from his "moneyman.
The investigators administered a small, medically approved dose of cocaine
nose drops to 15 healthy cocaine
-naive study participants.
The smoking of crack cocaine
causes thermal injuries to the supraglottis because the cocaine
converts to vapor at extremely high temperatures.
users and nonusers were generally nonwhite (81% and 79%, respectively), and most were of low socioeconomic status (98% each).
Some of the coolest television dramas of recent years, including This Life and ing cocaine
and suffering no long-term ill effects.
was only one of many new drug products being marketed by American pharmaceutical companies--from proprietary "patent" medicines to the most ethical suppliers.
Police recently found a laboratory in Para that was processing up to 10 tons of cocaine
Crack is cocaine
hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water.
The physiological and psychoactive effects of cocaine
are similar regardless of the form," the researchers wrote.
To date this "reverse-sting" program has yielded more than 400 arrests for possession of crack cocaine
calls the period from the 1880s to the 1920s America's first great cocaine
Christopher Pierce from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, found that sons, but not females, of male rats on cocaine
were not only less likely to want the drug, but also resistant to effects of it.
1) Recent cocaine
or heroin use affected learning and memory more among women with HIV than among women without HIV.