Category: Resources

Get Help

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If cocaine is damaging your relationships, work, money situation or health, you can get help to stop on the NHS.You do not have to be taking cocaine, or crack cocaine, every day to be addicted to it. A sign of addiction is that you’ve tried to…

Cocaine Abuse, Addiction & Treatment

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Cocaine abuse in the United States is a serious problem that isn’t going away: A 2019 survey found that an estimated 671,000 people over 12 years old used cocaine for the first time last year.1 Cocaine is considered highly addictive and is associated with numerous mental…

How is Cocaine Used?

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Using cocaine produces a feeling of euphoria in the user while causing blood pressure and heart rate to increase. Cocaine users report feeling energetic and alert while using the drug. How is Cocaine Used? The powdered form of Cocaine is either inhaled through the nose…

What Are The Side Effects of Cocaine

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What are the short-term effects of cocaine? Cocaine causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the opposite—intense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug. People who use it often don’t eat or sleep properly. They can experience greatly increased…

COCAINE: A SHORT HISTORY

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Coca is one of the oldest, most potent and most dangerous stimulants of natural origin. Three thousand years before the birth of Christ, ancient Incas in the Andes chewed coca leaves to get their hearts racing and to speed their breathing to counter the effects…

The rich man’s drug

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Cocaine is the second most popular illegal recreational drug in the United States (behind cannabis) and the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of cocaine. Cocaine is commonly used in middle to upper-class communities and is known as a “rich man’s drug”. It is also popular…

South American Cocaine Production

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Cocaine is one of the few products grown, processed, exported and distributed in the Third World. Exports alone are valued at about half the world coffee trade if estimates of deliveries to consumer countries are combined. But when bulk shipments are broken down for the…

About Cocaine

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Cocaine comes from the coca plant, which is mostly grown in Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru. The drug is manufactured in these countries in clandestine laboratories with a number of different chemicals. Once processed, it is trafficked through South and Central America to Mexico to be…

What is Cocaine?

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Cocaine is a highly addictive and illegal stimulant that is made from the leaves of the coca plant, which is native to South America. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Colombia is the main producer of cocaine, but Peru, Bolivia, and Chile also make and distribute…