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Drug Research Cocaine

Cocaine
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Annika Van Ryzin

on 2 May 2010

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Cocaine Physical Characteristics/Appearance Street Names/Slang Terms How is it used?
How does it enter the body? Medical Uses Signs and Symptoms of Use/Abuse Side Effects-
Physical and Psychological Consequences/Dangers/Risks dense/rock like
crushed into powder
can come in paste crack - freebasing
speedball
witch
zip
tardust
snow
mighty white smoked - crack
injected - with heroin
snorted Where does cocaine come from?
Origin anesthetic
added to medicine

Outlawed in 1905
Vomiting

Can get hyper
strength
power
energy

Tired
Speeds up heart and breathing rate
Raises blood pressure and body temperature
Blocks pain
Numbs body
Cravings
Push too hard and get hurt
High heart rate - blood clots
Highly addictive
can have
heart attack
seizure
stroke...with one use
alters brain's chemicals
crash Leaves of the coca plant
South America - Bolivia and Peru Interesting Facts Ingredient in first Coca-Cola
most users start between the ages of 18 and 30
Half a million people use this drug every week Refrences crack.jpghace, R. (2009). Cocaine. Retrieved 27 Apr. 2010, from
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Stimulant Women on Cocaine Video http://www.fox6now.com/videobeta/e901435f-903a=4745-897a-b70e3e5213ab/News/01-22-Cocaine-and-women.
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