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Cocaine and Crack (Drug Library)

by Marilyn Carroll

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9459517M
    ISBN 100766019195
    ISBN 109780766019195
    OCLC/WorldCa48766365

      50+ videos Play all Mix - Eric Clapton - Cocaine + lyrics YouTube; Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty Lyrics - Duration: atwistedblen, views. 50+.   Addiction is nothing new for Lindell. The MyPillow CEO was a cocaine and crack addict for decades. In a bit of irony, he invented MyPillow while addicted to crack cocaine. Lindell's addictions.

    Smoking crack cocaine also can cause aggressive and paranoid behavior. As crack cocaine interferes with the way the brain processes chemicals, one needs more and more of the drug just to feel “normal.” Those who become addicted to crack cocaine (as with most other drugs) lose interest in other areas of life. Crack cocaine is the crystal form of cocaine, which normally comes in a powder form. 1 It comes in solid blocks or crystals varying in color from yellow to pale rose or white. Crack is heated and smoked. It is so named because it makes a cracking or popping sound when heated.

    Cocaine is a tropane alkaloid with central nervous systems (CNS) stimulating and local anesthetic activity. Cocaine binds to the dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine transport proteins and inhibits the re-uptake of dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine into pre-synaptic neurons. This leads to an accumulation of the respective neurotransmitters in the synaptic cleft and may . Crack cocaine was noted for its instantaneous and intense high, which kept users craving more, thus causing an upsurge in crack cocaine addictions. Between and , the number of cocaine users increased by million people. Crack cocaine causes weight loss, high blood pressure, hallucinations, seizures, and paranoia. Emergency room.


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Cocaine and Crack (Drug Library) by Marilyn Carroll Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Crack" cocaine, also called "rock," is a form of freebase that comes in small lumps and makes a crackling sound when heated. It is relatively inexpensive, but must be repeated often.

Crack cocaine magnifies the effects of cocaine and is considered to be more highly and more quickly addictive than snorted cocaine. Crack hit the Marcy Project, in Brooklyn, back in mid ’s. I read an interesting book that deals with the residents who were addicted to it.

There is a very famous rapper mentioned in the book as well who was a crack dealer. The book showed how he made money from it and who he killed in the process. The book Is called Escape From Marcy.

This book can be read as both, this definitely is a scholarly treatment of crack cocaine, but written in an accessible way that anyone who is interested in the 80s can definitely enjoy the complex interplay of the capital s State, the capital c Community, and how the changing attitudes toward money and equity directly related to and contributed /5(9).

• Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism and the Decade of Greed by David Farber is published by Cambridge University Press (£).

To order a copy go to or call   Crack or crack cocaine is a form of cocaine. It has not been neutralized by an acid to make cocaine hydrochloride, the pure form of the chemical.

Crack comes in a rock crystal form that can be heated and inhaled or smoked. It is called 'crack' in reference to the cracking sound it makes when it is heated. Crack cocaine is a highly addictive. In the s and '90s, it was crack cocaine. In his new book "Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, And The Decade Of Greed," historian David Farber Cocaine and Crack book a deep dive into the history of the.

The allegations Larry Sinclair makes in this book about our current president should be sending shock-waves through our national media.

Consider that on November 6 & 7, Sinclair claims that he engaged in homosexual acts with then-Illinois Senator Barack Obama, who during these trysts not only procured cocaine for the author, but also smoked crack cocaine while being /5().

This book was pretty much straightforward, it told the story of cocaine, how it was invented, and how it escalated into something much more. There were many names stated throughout the book, and at times I got confused on who was who, but besides that reading about the history of this drug was very fascinating/5.

Cocaine is the second most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title examines Is Cocaine and Crack Addiction a Serious Problem.

Are Punishments for Cocaine and Crack Administered Fairly. How Should Cocaine and Crack Addiction Be Treated. Is the War on Cocaine Effective. Crack is a derivative of cocaine. 1 What does it look like. Cocaine is distributed illegally in two main forms: cocaine hydrochloride is a white crystalline powder, and “crack” is cocaine hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water into a ‘freebase’ cocaine — chips, chunks or rocks.

Powder cocaine is much more expensive than crack cocaine. The slowest onset of cocaine’s effects occurs when it is snorted, and this can take up to 20 minutes. The effects last up to 60 minutes.

When injected, cocaine reaches the brain within one minute and the effects last for up to. A new book published by Cambridge University Press details the crack years in America’s largest cities, including the effects on New York, and their lower-income, generally African American populations that were most impacted by the era.

“Crack: Rock Cocaine, Street Capitalism, and the Decade of Greed,” written by David Farber, is a history of the [ ]. Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion is a book by journalist Gary book is based on "Dark Alliance", Webb's three-part investigative series published in the San Jose Mercury News in August The original series claimed that, in order to help raise funds for efforts against the Nicaraguan Sandinista government, the CIA Author: Gary Webb.

Includes bibliographical references and index Cocaine quagmire -- Cocaine: once-promising drug -- Illicit use of cocaine -- Crack epidemic -- Cocaine partnership -- Cocaine interdiction -- Treatment and recovery -- Is the cost of the war on cocaine justified?Pages: From Crack Cocaine to Christ From Calvary: The true story of an addicted mans rehabilitation through Christ JesusThis book is for the broken spirit that.

and looking for an open doorway out. Minister Anthony M Love Sr. Sports heroes, executives, and the homeless -- cocaine permeates every inch of our society, with tragic results. Although casual use of cocaine has clearly declined, the number of daily users, in particular those using crack, continues to climb.

Crack cocaine could easily be one of the most vilified and infamous drugs in America, being synonymous with many of the public images (whether accurate or otherwise) of substance abuse and addiction. But away from movie and TV depictions, crack addiction is a serious, deadly problem for thousands of people.

Stories of cocaine and crack abuse --History of cocaine and crack --Effects of cocaine and crack --Producing and selling cocaine and crack --Avoiding drugs--and getting help.

Series Title: Drugs (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) Responsibility: David Aretha. More information: Table of contents. Get this from a library.

Cocaine and crack. [Alan Hecht; D J Triggle] -- Provides facts and information about cocaine and crack cocaine, stimulant drugs that affect the central nervous system, discussing the history, effects, and related social and legal issues, and.

Others dissolve the powder and inject it into the bloodstream, or inject a combination of cocaine and heroin, called a Speedball. Another popular method of use is to smoke Crack cocaine. Cocaine increases levels of the natural chemical messenger dopamine in brain circuits related to the control of movement and reward.

A shattering account of the crack cocaine years from award-winning American historian David Farber, Crack tells the story of the young men who bet their lives on the rewards of selling 'rock' cocaine, the people who gave themselves over to the crack pipe, and the often-merciless authorities who incarcerated legions of African Americans caught in the crack cocaine Author: David Farber.

Farber begins Crack by explaining the history of cocaine, originally known as coca alkaloid. For centuries, Native Americans chewed coca leaves for energy.

Ina German chemist isolated the Author: Darryl Robertson.Crack users take crack cocaine by putting the cocaine rocks into a crack pipe and smoking them. The term crack cocaine is thought to have appeared in print for the first time in the New York Times inbut crack use was known to be occurring in major inner cities like Miami, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Houston as early as