2 edition of Cocaine and crack found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-102) and index.
|Statement||Alan Hecht ; consulting editor David J. Triggle|
|Contributions||Triggle, D. J.|
|LC Classifications||HV5810 .H43 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||109 p. :|
|Number of Pages||109|
|LC Control Number||2010046555|
Crack cocaine was noted for its instantaneous and intense high, which kept users craving more, thus causing an upsurge in crack cocaine addictions. Between and , the number of cocaine users increased by million people. Crack cocaine causes weight loss, high blood pressure, hallucinations, seizures, and paranoia. Emergency room. Crack users take crack cocaine by putting the cocaine rocks into a crack pipe and smoking them. The term crack cocaine is thought to have appeared in print for the first time in the New York Times in , but crack use was known to be occurring in major inner cities like Miami, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Houston as early as
Cocaine and crack by Chomet, Julian. Publication date Topics Cocaine abuse, Cocaine, Crack (Drug), Cocaine, Crack (Drug), Drug abuse, Cocaine abuse, Cocaine, Crack (Drug), Cocaine, Drug abuse Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by ng on Ma SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Crack is a derivative of cocaine. 1 What does it look like? Cocaine is distributed illegally in two main forms: cocaine hydrochloride is a white crystalline powder, and “crack” is cocaine hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water into a ‘freebase’ cocaine — chips, chunks or rocks.
Routes of administration. Cocaine snorting: Powder cocaine is snorted, and it is absorbed into the blood through nasal tissues, the high will last minutes and the journey to the brain is gradual. The powder form of cocaine is usually snorted or injected. Snorting cocaine causes holes in the nasal septum, continued runny nose and Continue reading "Cocaine Education". Smoking crack cocaine also can cause aggressive and paranoid behavior. As crack cocaine interferes with the way the brain processes chemicals, one needs more and more of the drug just to feel “normal.” Those who become addicted to crack cocaine (as with most other drugs) lose interest in .
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Crack tells the story of the young men who bet their lives on the rewards of selling 'rock' cocaine, the people who gave themselves over to the crack pipe, and the merciless authorities who incarcerated legions of African Americans caught in the crack cocaine underworld/5(9).
The book is a suitable companion to Arnold Washton and Donna Boundy's Cocaine and Crack (Enslow, ), which takes a more chatty approach and has an effective combination of information and advice, as well as to Gilda Berger's Crack, the New Drug Epidemic (Watts, ), which provides a good general discussion as well as an examination of DEA efforts to end the crack : Marilyn Carroll.
The book is a suitable companion to Arnold Washton and Donna Boundy's Cocaine and Crack (Enslow, ), which takes a more chatty approach and has an effective combination of information and advice, as well as to Gilda Berger's Crack, the New Drug Epidemic (Watts, ), which provides a good general discussion as well as an examination of DEA efforts to end the crack trade.
Author: Marilyn Carroll. Cocaine and crack are highly addictive and can cause severe healt Few drugs have as many cultural and social implications as cocaine and crack. These drugs link Hollywood and Detroit, and are signifiers of classic rock icons and racial s: 0.
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cocaine (kōkān´, kō´kān), alkaloid drug derived from the leaves of the coca shrub. A commonly abused illegal drug, cocaine has limited medical uses, most often in surgical applications that take advantage of the fact that, in addition to its anesthetic effect, it constricts small arteries, lessening bleeding.
The pillow project kept Lindell's cocaine addiction at bay, but it never went away entirely. "And then I got into crack cocaine," he admits. During this time, Lindell's marriage broke up, he lost. Cocaine quagmire -- Cocaine: once-promising drug -- Illicit use of cocaine -- Crack epidemic -- Cocaine partnership -- Cocaine interdiction -- Treatment and recovery -- Is the cost of the war on cocaine justified?Pages: Crack was also a lot cheaper than cocaine powder.
Incrack sold for about five dollars a rock in most cities. When the first crack house was discovered in Miami init drew little. Explore our list of Cocaine and crack->Teen nonfiction Books at Barnes & Noble®.
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Others dissolve the powder and inject it into the bloodstream, or inject a combination of cocaine and heroin, called a Speedball. Another popular method of use is to smoke Crack cocaine. Cocaine increases levels of the natural chemical messenger dopamine in brain circuits related to the control of movement and reward.
A shattering account of the crack cocaine years from award-winning American historian David Farber, Crack tells the story of the young men who bet their lives on the rewards of selling 'rock' cocaine, the people who gave themselves over to the crack pipe, and the often-merciless authorities who incarcerated legions of African Americans caught in the crack cocaine : David Farber.
A person smoking crack cocaine (as compared to snorting or injecting powder cocaine) experiences a faster, more intense high simply because smoke in the lungs affects the brain more quickly than the other methods of ingestion.
Media hype. Crack cocaine first hit the national radar in but, contrary to media reports, it was not a new drug. From Crack Cocaine to Christ From Calvary: The true story of an addicted mans rehabilitation through Christ JesusThis book is for the broken spirit that.
and looking for an open doorway out. Minister Anthony M Love Sr. Crack cocaine is a crystalized form of cocaine.
A user will use crack cocaine by heating up the crystals and smoking the fumes that are given off from the heat. Crack cocaine is a more pure form of cocaine, meaning that it is not ‘cut’ with other projects, making it more potent. Smoked cocaine, or crack cocaine, takes about 20 seconds to reach the brain, and its effects last for about 30 minutes.
According to a study published in the US National Library of Medicine, there is a greater propensity for dependence when cocaine is smoked rather than snorted. The Neuroscience of Cocaine: Mechanisms and Treatment explores the complex effects of this drug, addressing the neurobiology behind cocaine use and the psychosocial and behavioral factors that impact cocaine use and abuse.
This book provides researchers with an up-to-date understanding of the mechanisms behind cocaine use, and aids them in. A new book published by Cambridge University Press details the crack years in America’s largest cities, including the effects on New York, and their lower-income, generally African American populations that were most impacted by the era.
“Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed,” written by David Farber, is a history of the [ ].Get this from a library! Cocaine and crack.
[Alan Hecht; D J Triggle] -- Provides facts and information about cocaine and crack cocaine, stimulant drugs that affect the central nervous system, discussing the history, effects, and related social and legal issues, and.Crack cocaine is commonly used as a recreational drug.
Effects of crack cocaine include euphoria, supreme confidence, loss of appetite, insomnia, alertness, increased energy, a craving for more cocaine, and potential paranoia (ending after use).
Its initial effect is to release a large amount of dopamine, a brain chemical inducing feelings of high usually lasts from 5–10 minutes.