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use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

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I swore i would never have one in the house, now they freebase Mario.
7) In 1993, Novartis patented the freebase and all viable salts of imatinib as a possible leukemia drug in the US.
Then, last month, Google acquired Metaweb and its user-generated database Freebase.
said in a blog post that it would maintain Freebase "as a free and open database for the world.
Contrary to VQS applications, Freebase Parallax [Hildebrand et al 2006], the winner of Semantic Web challenge 2006, is based on the idea of faceted search.
3) "During the past 30 days, how many times did you use any form of cocaine, including powder, crack, or freebase, or sniff glue, or breathe the contents of aerosol spray cans, or inhale any paints or sprays to get high?
A review of pulmonary pathology and mechanisms associated with inhalation of freebase cocaine ("crack").
1996:29) obtained similar findings, showing that intravenous or freebase cocaine users tend to have a high drop-out rate.
Cocaine hydrochloride melts at 195[degrees]C and decomposes with heat while the freebase alkaloid is insoluble in water, melts at 98[degrees]C and vaporises at higher temperatures--therefore it can be smoked.
Base, freebase, gravel, rock, stones, wash ( whatever it's called, one thing remains the same: Crack cocaine is a deadly drug with potentially catastrophic consequences for crime levels in Newcastle.
Although connected to the cocaine epidemic--crack developed as an easy-to-use form of freebase cocaine--the crack epidemic was more concentrated among minorities in inner-city communities.
The pH of pipe tobacco is 8, which means that half of the nicotine is in a freebase form.
During the early 1980s, some cocaine users (especially drug dealers) started to smoke freebase, a costly and challenging process involving mixing powder cocaine with ether over an open flame (Hamid, 1992).
Whether called crack or freebase, smoking cocaine does, by all accounts, yield a more intense "rush.
Crack is the crystallized or freebase form of cocaine, which is usually smoked in a pipe.