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Cocaine & crack

Cocaine & crack

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Published by ISDD in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1987.

Other titlesCocaine and crack.
StatementInstitute for the Study of Drug Dependence.
SeriesDrug notes -- 5
ContributionsInstitute for the Study of Drug Dependence.
The Physical Object
Pagination14p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19957781M


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Incrack sold for about five dollars a rock in most cities. When the first crack house was. Aroundpowder cocaine was available on the street at an average of 55 percent purity for $ per gram (equivalent to $ in ), and crack was sold at average purity levels of 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. But when suppliers introduced a down-market product, crack cocaine, in the s — “cocaine for poor people,” as one dealer described it to Feiling — social panic : Robert Perkinson.'Crack babies' catch up--By DANA KENNEDY, The Associated Press, 12/6/ Effects of Crack Smoking on the Lungs -- Abstracts of 17 articles on the effects of smoking crack.

References on the Crack Baby problem. The Myth of the Crack Babies - (The Boston Sunday Globe Janu pg 69) By Ellen Goodman. Smoking out cocaine's in utero impact - (Science_News .(Newser) - Troubled actress Tatum O'Neal, who wrote a book on her addiction to drugs and alcohol, was arrested last night for buying crack cocaine .