• Cocaine Don't Lie
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    Cocaine Early on in his career, Eric Clapton seemed to have a difficult time sticking to one band. He played with the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Blues breakers, Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, and Cream. But throughout all the time he spent with each of those bands, no solo work was ever thought of until 1970. It was in 1970 that Clapton launched his solo career with his self-titled debut album. His first album had only one real hit, so to speak, with "After Midnight," but is still regard...
  • Cocaine Process Treatment Drug
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    For many centuries people have used different drugs for various reasons. Depending on which decade you are in there are particular drugs of preference and abundant usage. Cocaine is most commonly used among 18-25 year olds rather then other age groups. I chose cocaine because it is what effects people my age most commonly. Cocaine was first used in the late 1800's as a local anesthetic during surgeries. Cocaine is considered the most potent stimulant of natural origin. Cocaine can be used in ma...
  • Mercury News Cia Cocaine Angeles
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    The CIA says it has not found any record of a relationship between itself and Nicaraguan drug dealers or others who allegedly operated a 1980 s cocaine ring in California and funneled the profits to a CIA-run guerrilla army. The intelligence agency's assertion was contained in documents filed Monday in U. S. District Court in San Diego. A copy of the filing was made available today by the CIA. William H. McNair, the information review officer for the CIA, said a search of agency records found n...
  • Cocaine Dilated Pupils
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    Cocaine is a drug extracted from the leaves of the coca plant. It is a potent brain stimulant and one of the most powerfully addictive drugs. Cocaine is distributed on the street in two main forms: cocaine hydrochloride is a white crystalline powder that can be snorted or dissolved in water and injected; and " crack' is cocaine hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water into a freebase cocaine. These chips, chunks, or rocks can be smoked. Coc...
  • Cocaine Drug Coca Leaves
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    Cocaine The potent drug cocaine was first prescribed as an anesthetic and a painkiller by doctors who believed that it was a safe substitute for morphine. The drug is a white, crystalline compound that has been processed from the leaves of the coca plant (Erythroxylum coca), a tropical shrub commonly found wild in Peru and Bolivia and cultivated in many other countries. For centuries South American Indians have chewed the coca leaves for pleasure and to help them withstand strenuous working cond...
  • Cocaine Drugs People World
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    Just Say No! A Profile Of Cocaine and It's Effects On Two Lives Presented by: J. T. Stocker Mr. Kramer/Mrs. Locke 7 C December 13, 1995 Greek mythology tells of a young god, Morpheus, god of dreams. Morpheus planted a special purple flower called the lotus. Soon the people of the land smelled the sweet flowers and ate them. They immediately feel into a deep and troubled sleep. From that day on, they awoke only long enough to gather the lotus flowers and sleep again. Eventually they lost their s...
  • Cocaine Drug User People
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    COCAINE CLASSIFICATION: STIMULANT HOW TAKEN: SNIFFED, INJECTED OR SWALLOWED DANGERS OF LONG TERM USE: DEPRESSION, CONVULSIONS POTENTIAL PHYSICAL DEPENDENCE: NO POTENTIAL PSYCHIC DEPENDENCE: YES POTENTIAL ORGANIC DAMAGE: YES (Conflict of opinion among experts) Cocaine is a powerful central nervous system stimulant that heightens alertness, inhibits appetite and the need for sleep, and provides intense feelings of pleasure. It is prepared from the leaf of the Erythroxylon coca bush, which grows pr...
  • Crack Powder Cocaine
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    Cocaine Base (Crack Cocaine) As mentioned above, powder cocaine cannot be smoked unless chemically altered using the dangerous freebasing technique. Late summer of 1985, New York City drug dealers put an end to the need for freebasing powder cocaine. These same drug entrepreneurs would revolutionize the sale of cocaine and bring terror to the streets of America. The exact inventor of crack cocaine is unknown, but the lasting effects of their discovery is well documented. The benefits of cocaine ...
  • Cocaine Drug High Effects
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    Cocaine Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug of abuse. Individuals who have tried cocaine have described the experience as a powerful high that gave them a feeling of supremacy. However, once someone starts taking cocaine, one cannot predict or control the extent to which he or she will continue to use the drug. The major ways of taking cocaine are sniffing or snorting, injecting, and smoking (including free-base and crack cocaine). Health risks exist regardless of whether cocaine is inhaled (...
  • Cocaine Chewing The Leaves
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    My report is on the drug cocaine. I will tell mainly how it affects the body and nervous system. I also have included where Cocaine comes from to help understand exactly what we " re talking about, and to clear up any misunderstanding about the drug. Cocaine is both a central nervous system stimulant and an anesthetic. It is found in the leaves of the coca plant. The traditional method of coca use is to chew the leaves, producing a mild stimulation. Outside of South America it is generally used...
  • Cocaine The Super Drug
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    This paper will be describing the history, celebrity use, effects, and research of the drug, Cocaine. The scientific name of the street drug is cocaine hydrochloride, because there is a salt molecule bound to the cocaine alkaline molecule. Most cocaine that is purchased on the street is hardly pure, and can vary as much as 15% to 90% actual cocaine. Those who sell these illegal drugs use the practice of cutting the pure substance with sugars and even powdered milk. Everyday 5000 Americans try co...
  • Free Base Cocaine Crack Coca
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    Crack Crack is actually a less pure sort of free-base cocaine. Unlike old-fashioned free-base, however, its production doesn't involve any flammable solvents. Crack is usually made by mixing two parts of cocaine hydrochloride with one part baking soda in about 20 ml of water. The solution is then heated gently until white precipitate form. Heating is halted when precipitation stops. The precipitate is filtered and retained. The precipitate may then be washed with water; this procedure is usuall...
  • Cocaine Uses And Effects
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    Cocaine Cocaine is a drug taken from the leaves of the coca plant. It is a potent brain stimulant and one of the most addictive drugs. Cocaine is sold on the street in two main forms: cocaine hydrochloride is a white crystal powder that can be snorted or dissolved in water heated and injected and "crack" is cocaine hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or (baking soda) and water into a freebase cocaine. These chips, chunks, or rocks can be smoked. Cocaine may be used occasionally, ...
  • Cocaine Increased Body Drug
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    web Cocaine and Methamphetamine Cocaine may be used by a physician as a local anesthetic (Mucosal-Local) to numb certain areas of the body prior to examination or surgical procedures (US PDI, 1993). It is also used as a vasoconstrictor. When used as a recreational drug, cocaine acts as a central nervous system stimulant and serves as a euphoriant and mood elevator. It is typically sniffed, snorted, chewed, smoked, or injected. The effects of the drug depend upon the the amount of the dose, the m...
  • Cocaine Why Increased Dosages Of Coca
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    Why use cocaine This is a question that perplexes many doctors of medicine and psychology. As an ex user, I feel that this topic is one that I have a personal interest in. I will start by defining what cocaine is. Cocaine is a colorless or white crystalline powder extracted from coca leaves, occasionally used in medicine as a local anesthetic especially for the eyes, nose, or throat and widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects. It is a naturally occurring substance...
  • Well Written Essay On Cocaine's Effect On The Brain
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    Well written Essay on Cocaine's effect on the brain It is used in offices, parties, on street corners, in homes, and even in schools. With so much wide-spread abuse, cocaine is in extreme demand. Cocaine abuse has risen 118% since 1990, and continues to rise (World Book Enc. ). Cocaine addiction is easy to understand- it [cocaine] produces a good feeling, so naturally people would tend to want more of it. The question now though, is: how does it produce these feelings, and why is the addiction s...
  • Cocaine People Drug Information
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    Cocaine is one of the worst drugs on the streets today. It has destroyed millions of lives and will hurt many more in the years to come. The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a group that is concerned. They created a web site (located at web) that gives straight information on cocaine and every other known illicit drug. This information is invaluable to parents. With an enemy like cocaine people need all the information that they can get. The web site explains every thing about Cocaine. Co...
  • Cocaine Central Nervous System
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    This chapter introduces the pharmacology of crack cocaine to help readers evaluate the claims that have been made regarding its danger to individual users and society. Because, materially and pharmacologic ally, crack is cocaine, most of what is known about cocaine applies to crack as well. The fact that crack is smoked rather than sniffed, swallowed, or injected is significant. Our review of the evidence indicates, however, that its importance has been exaggerated. Clearly, using either cocaine...
  • Causes And Effects Of Cocaine
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    My essay is going to be on the causes and effects of cocaine, the most highly used drug in America. Cocaine is a drug derived from the coca plant, Erythroxylon coca, mostly grown in South America. Cocaine is a central nervous system stimulant, the most powerful found in nature. It is most often found in the form of a white crystalline powder. These are some nicknames of cocaine: Coke, snow (zas in Apache slang), C, flake, blow, and lady. "These are some facts of cocaine: 1-tenth of the populati...
  • Arterial Pressure Cocaine Group Dose
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    Wilson, Lance. et al. 2000. Tolerance Develops to the Sympathomimetic But Not the Local Anesthetic Effects of Cocaine. Journal of Toxicity: Clinical Toxicology. Vol 38 (7): 719. The objective of this study was to obtain the effects of cocaine in the tolerance development of the sympathomimetic and the tolerance development to the local anesthetic. Twelve mixed-sex mongrel dogs, with the mean body weight of 17. 7 kg were randomized to receive six, 5. 25 mg / kg doses of cocaine. Arterial pressur...