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Cocaine

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on 15 October 2015

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Cocaine
Category
Cocaine is a stimulant, which means that it is used to speed up the reactions of the nervous system
Slang Names
coca(the actual plant that cocaine comes from)
snow
flake
coke
Big C
Short-term Effects
makes the person taking the drug exceedingly happy, overjoyed
The person taking cocaine feels extremely high levels of energy
person has dilated pupils
How is Cocaine Taken?
Cocaine is usually snorted, but can also be mixed with water and injected, or the powder can be rubbed on the gums
The "High"
Takers feel a sense of euphoria
Increased self confidence
Taker feels a sense of sociability
Long-term Effects
reduces the takers ability to feel any pleasure at all over time
brain damage
person taking drug can become psychotic
destruction of nose tissues
liver, kidney, lung damage
Sam Crawford
Medical Uses
was used for little things such as stomach aches
can be used as a remedy for morphine addiction
was used in eye surgery
Pop Culture
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/taking-down-colombias-super-cartel-16-06-2013/

Concord Area Help Centers
Concord Metro Treatment Center
Odyssey Family Center
Citations
https://casapalmera.com/nicknames-and-street-names-for-cocaine/
http://addictions.about.com/od/cocaine/a/What-Do-Cocaine-Effects-Feel-Like.htm
http://www.narconon.org/drug-information/cocaine-circa-1860-1900.html
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/stimulants
http://local.soberrecovery.com/Cocaine_Addiction_Concord_NH-r1298565-Concord_NH.html
Citations 2.0
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/taking-down-colombias-super-cartel-16-06-2013/
http://abc7.com/news/exclusive-$35-million-of-cocaine-seized-in-massive-socal-drug-bust/765556/
http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/cocaine/effects-of-cocaine.html
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