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Cocaine

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Marissa Pelland

on 12 December 2017

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Transcript of Cocaine

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Origins


One Off
They can experience greatly increased heart rate, muscle spasms and convulsions. The drug can make people feel paranoid, angry, and anxious.


http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/cocaine/effects-of-cocaine.html
Chronic Use
Facts
Scotland has the highest cocaine use in the world being 2.4% of the population.
Being in love and being high on cocaine activate the same part of the brain.

https://www.factretriever.com/cocaine-facts
Affects
Colby and Marissa
Cocaine
-What is it made of? What is it for?
Category of Drug
A person can become psychotic and experience liver, kidney, and lung damage as well as depression, heart attack, etc.

http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/cocaine/effects-of-cocaine.html



How do you stop?
Behavior therapy and/or rehab may be used to treat cocaine addiction. There is no government approved medicine to help treat addiction.

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/cocaine

Cocaine is a psychoactive, stimulant drug. A stimulant is any drug that excites the brain and central nervous system. Stimulants induce alertness and increase speech, motor activity and decrease appetite.

https://www.britannica.com/science/stimulant
Cocaine is a white crystalline powder. The powder is usually mixed with substances such as corn starch, talcum powder or other amphetamines. People chewed coca leaves to get their hearts racing and to speed their breathing to counter the effects of living in thin mountain air and was chewed during religious ceremonies.


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