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  • Cocaine - 782 Words
     COCAINE One of the most dangerous and widely abused drugs is cocaine, although they do not produce very severe physical dependent symptoms upon withdrawal. In the early 16th century, Francisco Pizzaro encountered the Inca; he found that royalty used the coca plant. This was the 1st contact Europeans had with this drug. In Peru this was considered to be “the gift of the Gods” (Craving for Ecstasy and Natural Highs: A Positive...
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  • Facts on Cocaine - 2855 Words
    Cocaine is a powerful central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that heightens alertness, inhibits appetite and the need for sleep, and provides intense feelings of pleasure. It is prepared from the leaf of the Erythroxylon coca bush, which grows primarily in Peru and Bolivia. Street dealers dilute it with inert (non-psychoactive) but similar-looking substances such as cornstarch, talcum powder, and sugar, or with active drugs such as procaine and benzocaine (used as local anesthetics), or other...
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  • Cocaine Era's - 410 Words
    Three Cocaine Era's The first Cocaine Era begins ruffly around 2500 BCE in South America. The Peruvian South Americans chewed on the Erythoxylan Shrub, which contains cocaine in its leaves. Historians believe that the use of this stimulant assisted this small, contained community to want to branch out and spread across the contenent. The cocaine provided the South AMericans with the energy and motivation to strive to make architectual and social advancements. This era of cocaine use was by...
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  • History of Cocaine - 517 Words
    One of the most widely used illegal drugs in the United States is cocaine, and like many other drugs, it comes from a plant that has been used for thousands of years in other parts of the world. Cocaine comes from the coca leaf, a plant that has a long history in spiritual rituals. It used to be that in the Andean Indian culture, the coca plant was linked to a sacred goddess. These cultures believed that they had to please the coca goddess in order to have a successful harvest. The leaves of...
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  • cocaine in columbia - 2508 Words
    Ron Paul once said, “If you want to get rid of all the drug related crime, you would have to get rid of all the drug laws”. Although Ron Paul was an American politician, the quote is very fitting for one of the most notorious and leading producers of illegal drugs in the world, Colombia. Drug production was introduced in Columbia in the 1960s with production of marijuana, which was a gateway to the production of Cocaine in the early 1970’s. Why the production, and formation of huge Cartels,...
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  • Cocaine Thesis - 776 Words
    coci Lawler 1 Matt Lawler Miss. Roe 8th Grade English 4/23/13 Cocaine Cocaine is a Local Anesthetic and is unusual due to its affects on the brain. Usually Local Anesthetics have a common molecule with one slight difference that creates amides or esters, but cocaine has a completely different molecule setup but is still considered a Local Anesthetic. Its molecule is a complex alkaloid. This can cross the blood brain barrier and can have major affects on the...
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  • Speech on Cocaine - 903 Words
    Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the history of cocaine, how it became illegal, and how it affects society almost a hundred years later. Central Idea: Although cocaine was once hailed as a cure all drug, the general population failed to see how addictive and destructive the drug can be. Introduction I. In 1972 there was a test done on monkeys where they were injected with cocaine. II. When given a choice of interacting with other monkeys or living in isolation with...
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  • Cocaine Dependence - 12952 Words
    Cocaine World of Scientific Discovery. Kimberley A. McGrath and Bridget Travers. Online. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2007. From Student Resource Center - Gold. HIDE DETAILS SHOW DETAILS Document Type: | Topic Overview | Bookmark: | Bookmark this Document | Updated11/20/2006 For centuries, Peruvian natives have chewed the leaves of the coca plant because of their stimulating and exhilarating effect. In 1855 the German Gaedicke isolated the active alkaloid in coca leaves. Albert...
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  • Crack Cocaine vs, Powder Cocaine
    The Disparities between Crack Cocaine and Powder Cocaine The Disparities between Crack and Powder Cocaine Coca is a leafed plant that grows in the eastern slopes of the Andes. Cocaine is the world's most powerful stimulant made naturally. This plant has been used be Indians for at least 5000 years. Traditionally, the leaves of the coca plant have been chewed for social, mystical, medicinal and religious purposes. Columbia is the lead producer of cocaine they supply eighty percent of the...
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  • Cocaine Usage - 2307 Words
     Cocaine Abuse Kiara Palmer Shaw University Cocaine and crack are both drugs created from the coca plant but have different levels of refinement. Cocaine is an addictive stimulant of the central nervous system, extracted from the coca leaf. Cocaine is usually inhaled but can also be injected. Crack is the freebase form of cocaine that has been processed from the powdered cocaine hydrochloride form to a substance that can be smoked. Cocaine is taken in through the...
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  • Drug Addiction and Cocaine User
    For my research paper I chose the drug Cocaine as my research topic. "Cocaine delivers an intensity of pleasure - and despair - beyond the bounds of normal human experience. Probably very few people aspire to be drug addicts. But it happens, every day. Why? What is so good about a drug that can potentially destroy a person's body? How does it work? What are its effects on the brain? Why is it so hard to quit? Cocaine (C17H21NO4) comes from the leaf of an Erythroxylon coca bush. It is a drug...
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  • Cocaine and It Effcts on Tha Ass
    The world is facing an epidemic of cocaine use by adolescents and young adults from all socioeconomic backgrounds. Epidemiologic data suggest that cocaine use is a serious public health problem because it is highly addictive and is associated with a variety of neurological complications. Cocaine, a natural alkaloid, is extracted from leaves of an Andean shrub, Erythroxylon coca. Coca leaves were used by the native populations to alleviate the rigors of high altitude and to diminish...
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  • The Effects of Cocaine on the Brain - 2136 Words
    Cocaine Addiction Tonya Hall Research Writing/COM 220 May 16, 2010 Felecia Squires...
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  • Colombia: Cocaine Trade - 3226 Words
    Nicole Ransom INTS 101 Khalil Marrar 11/8/2012 How does the Cocaine drug trade affect its producing countries, what problems are seen, and what are possible solutions to these problems both locally and internationally? The drug trafficking problem focused on Cocaine is mainly limited to three countries, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. These three countries are the main producers and traders when it comes to the Coca leaf and Cocaine. They all face problems created by the war on drugs...
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  • The Effects of Crack Cocaine Additction
    Physical and mental addiction can be a very hard tribulation, and one many people face every day. I feel Jan has and addictive personality, and given the most positive circumstances may find herself as addicted to something less harsh let alone her drug of choice, crack-cocaine.. With that combination and such a harsh drug as crack being as asy to find as it is, leaves no surprise why she would seek that escape. Crack-Cocaine is one of the most easy to acquire drugs on the streets, and...
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  • "The Cocaine Kids" by Terry Williams
    In the excerpt from the afterward (p.132) to "The Cocaine Kids" by Terry Williams he seems to be expressing the Subcultural Theories. Simply because the excerpt is mainly concerned with the way they were raised, opportunities and lifestyle. In my opinion I agree strongly that these Subcultural Theories play a major roll in why the cocaine kids be come drug dealers. The "crew" all lived in a poor part of Manhattan called Washington Heights; it's an area full of crack fiends and drug dealers....
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  • Cocaine Abuse Essay - 1520 Words
    Cocaine Abuse Carla Baker COM/156 August 18, 2013 Stanley Weiss Cocaine Abuse According to a national survey performed in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 35.9 million Americans aged 12 and older have tried cocaine at least once in their lifetime and approximately 2.1 million Americans are regular users (Substance Abuse & Mental Health, 2012). Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug that has gratifying yet dangerous short term physical...
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  • COCAINE-INDUCED PSYCHOSIS - 2047 Words
    Cocaine-Induced Psychosis Cocaine- A Short History Coca is one of the oldest, most potent and dangerous stimulants of natural origin. It was first extracted from its leaves and isolated into cocaine in 1859. The drug rapidly became popular. But it took over 20 yrs. before it was popular in the medical community. Then, in 1886, coca leaves were an added ingredient Coca-Cola. Sigmund Freud, who used the drug himself, was the 1st person to promote cocaine as a tonic to cure depression and...
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  • Drugs on Society: Cocaine - 908 Words
    Discussion 2: Drugs and Society For thousands of years, cocaine was thought to be a solution to many problems that our bodies encounter. It has been used to fight fatigue and promote alertness, as well as functioning as a local anesthetic. It has also been used for psychiatric use. Cocaine is well known among many cultures. Although it is now illegal, cocaine is looked down upon much less than other drugs that are now available to us. For example, crack cocaine has almost the same...
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  • Issues of Crack Cocaine - 459 Words
    Joshua Forte 9/27/2011 Group 2 Assignment #4 Unjust Punishments & “The Case of Crack Cocaine” Unjust punishments can occur because of sentencing disparities and wrongful convictions. Current prison populations show a higher population of African Americans and Hispanic men leading some to believe that a sentencing disparities caused by racial prejudices and discrimination are the causes. Sentencing disparities occur when offenders with similar criminal histories who have committed the...
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  • drug use cocaine - 411 Words
    What is Cocaine? Cocaine is a bitter, white, odorless, crystalline drug. Cocaine has been classified as a Schedule II drug by the United States. Cocaine is extracted and refined from the Coca plant. A highly addictive stimulant that produces profound feelings of pleasure. Cocaine can be snorted, injected, smoked or eaten. The level and length of the effects depend on how the drug was induced. Cocaine usually tops the list when it comes to common illicit drugs. It is a powerful stimulant...
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  • Cocaine in Drugs and Society Effects
    DRUGS AND SOCIETY COCAINE ASSIGNMENT FRS1034 JASON PISANI 150673(M) BA CRIMINOLOGY (HONS) Dr SANDRA SCICLUNA (FRS1034) What is happening around us. These are news pieces from the local scene related to the Maltese island and cocaine use, these are meant to show a fragment of the current cocaine situation in our country. The following are just a few stories that made it to the media, but the problem is, by far bigger than what we can imagine. These are just a couple of stories from...
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  • Cocaine Use, Good or Bad?
    Cocaine is it Good, Or Bad? "Snow," "Blow," "Coke," all preferably known as Cocaine a drug that has been plaguing the Americas for centuries. In fact, it has been the cause for death, life and war. It's ironic to mention "death" and "life" in the same sentence. But how could this evil drug, which ruins many lives, provide life in any way? The answer is easy, history. Cocaine is not the drug we all expect it to be. Cocaine is originally from the South Americas, cocaine comes from a miniature...
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  • Cocaine and Greater Asset Crack
    Cocaine Base (Crack Cocaine) As mentioned above, powder cocaine cannot be smoked unless chemically altered using the dangerous freebasing technique. Late summer of 1985, New York City drug dealers put an end to the need for freebasing powder cocaine. These same drug entrepreneurs would revolutionize the sale of cocaine and bring terror to the streets of America. The exact inventor of crack cocaine is unknown, but the lasting effects of their discovery is well documented. The benefits...
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  • Cocaine - a Crack in Society
    Dilla, Kairo Lonnie Kent-Stacy English 103 04 March 2014 Cocaine: A Crack in Society White miniature pebbles clumped up in a miniscule bag. Open it up; pour it all out on any solid flat surface. Grab a credit card; use the flat side to disintegrate the substantially sizable rocks. Now, use the ends to chop apart the smaller pieces. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat until the solid pebbles turn into a finely pulverized powder. Take the card and make lines. Then grab a hundred dollar bill;...
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  • Causes and Effects of Using Cocaine
    Running Head: EFFECTS OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE The Effects of Cocaine and Crack cocaine Jody Adkins Marion Technical College THE EFFECTS OF COCAINE AND CRACK COCAINE The effects of cocaine and crack cocaine contributes to drug addiction, numerous health problems, family disasters, and decisions that could be forever life changing. Which is it cocaine or crack cocaine? It depends on how people use it. Cocaine comes from the coca plant, it is a...
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  • Crack Cocaine-Back to the Future
    Crack Cocaine-Back To The Future Why” The Fair Sentencing Act” Won't Work Angelique Marquez ENG 122 Bernadette Anayah October 25, 2010...
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  • A research paper on cocaine, and its effects on the user.
    Grown in the countries of South America, with Columbia being the most productive, the Erythroxylon Coca bush is the natural origin of cocaine, a central nervous stimulant. Its history is as rich and diverse as the people using and dealing the drug. Cocaine use dates as far back as the 16th century when it was used among Inca royalty. In the early 1800's cocaine was introduced to Europe. Sigmond Freud wrote a song in its honor and famous author Robert Louis Stevenson wrote "The Strange Case of...
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  • Side Effects of Chronic Cocaine Use
    Chronic Side effects of chronic cocaine use Cocaine hydrochloride Chronic cocaine intake causes brain cells to adapt functionally to strong imbalances of transmitter levels in order to compensate extremes. Thus, receptors disappear from the cell surface or reappear on it, resulting more or less in an "off" or "working mode" respectively, or they change their susceptibility for binding partners (ligands) – mechanisms called down-/upregulation. However, studies suggest cocaine abusers...
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  • Crack and Cocaine Powder Sentencing Disparities
    Crack and Cocaine powder Sentencing Disparities Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the Fair Sentencing Act of 2009, a narrowly-tailored bill that would eliminate the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine and increase penalties for the worst offenders. This would restore fairness to our drug sentencing policy and focus limited federal resources on violent drug traffickers. It has been introduced to Congress to equalize the sentencing for crack and cocaine...
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  • The Effect of Cocaine and Cholecystokinin on One’s Appetite.
    The Effect of Cocaine and Cholecystokinin on one’s Appetite. This reviews the effect of Cocaine and Cholecystokinin in certain areas of the brain that can curve one’s appetite. Neetra Kharrat Neech_k@yahoo.com 714-458-2088 17160 Wabash Ave Yorba Linda, Ca 92886 Abstract Without having contemplated the long-term affects it may have on the body, there are many who find the use of the narcotic, Cocaine, as an effective weight loss method....
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  • Benzocaine: Cocaine and New Melting Point
    Experiment # 45: Benzocaine Abstract The local anesthetic, benzocaine, was synthesized via the esterification of p-aminobenzoic acid with ethanol. The percent yield of crude product was determined to be 21% and the melting point was recorded at 86.2°C ± 0.2°C, with a 6.3% error from 92°C, the literature melting point of pure benzocaine. The crude product was then recrystallized to improve the purity of benzocaine and 57.4% was recovered. The new melting point range was measured at...
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  • An Analyses of the Effects of a Globalized Cocaine Trade in Colombia
    An Analyses of the Effects of a Globalized Cocaine Trade in Colombia I. Introduction Neoliberal globalization has created an ideal environment for an increasingly globalized cocaine trade. As a consequence, the internal structure of Colombia has been significantly altered politically, socially, and economically. Cocaine profits are used to finance guerilla and paramilitary groups throughout the region, and are utilized to sway politics in the “official” system as well. Those that...
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  • The Analysis of Crisis Communication Strategies: Redux Beverages Introduction of Cocaine Energy Drink
    By definition crisis is a situation that has reached a critical phase (Crisis definition). Crisis is characterized by its lack of stability, unpredictability and short decision-making time. According to Fearn-Banks (1996) crisis is “a major occurrence with a potentially negative outcome affecting an organization, company, or industry, as well as its publics, products, or good name”. The negative consequences of a crisis are not limited; crisis can be, but not necessarily, a very serious threat...
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  • Crack Cocaine and Corruption: the C.I.a's Involvement with the Fall of the Black Panther Party and Black Community
    Crack Cocaine and Corruption: The C.I.A’s involvement with the fall of the Black Panther Party and the African American Community LA Shelle E. Daisy History 97E Professor Hernandez November 13, 2012 The Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale on October 15, 1966, and was dissolved in 1982 due to a crack cocaine epidemic of the African American community. The Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) involvement with the smuggling of crack...
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  • Andean teacup - 376 Words
    The article Storm in an Andean teacup is presenting facts about the possible banning of the coca leave used in tea in everyday use to ward off, fatigue, sickness and promote mental alertness. This is a century old tradition for the people of South America however debate arises in the cultivating of the coca plant which when refined becomes the street drug cocaine . There is lies the issue, since the United Nations convention on narcotics along with other government officials continually work to...
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  • Drugs Effect - 391 Words
    Drugs A drug is any chemical you take that effects the way your body works. Alcohol, caffeine, aspirin and nicotine are al drugs. A drug must be able to pass from you body into your brain. Once inside your brain, drugs can chance the messages you brain cells are sending to each other, and to the rest of your body. They do this by interfering with your brain’s own chemical signal: neurotransmitters that transfer signals across synapses Heroin is an opiate processed directly from the extracts...
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  • Styrofoam as an Alternative Scentedglue - 486 Words
    JUVY ANN V. NERI BSN-4 LORENZA SOMERA CASE (REACTION PAPER) This is a true story about negligence and the story was happened in the operating room. The doctor is operating a twelve (12) years old girl who had scheduled for tonsillectomy. In the operating room the doctor order cocaine to a nurse Ms. Lorenza Somera then the nurse repeat the order of the doctor and doctor say yes and the nurse give the medication to the doctor, then the doctor inject the medication to the patient....
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  • What Is a Perfect Life
    What Is A Perfect Life? In life, the reality that we face on a normal basis is depressing, disappointing and lifeless. A perfect life is a life without hate, jealousy and pride. A creation or thought of emptiness to which only myths or legends originate from. But if a dimension of omnipotent peace was resurrected this is what it would be like. Hate, a feeling of demonic control of anger. A bitter rotting corpse of emotion balled into a pale, cold, burnt of flesh smelled dough, waiting...
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  • The Crack Epidemic in Washington Dc
    The Federal Government’s Impact on the Crack Epidemic in the District of Colombia Cutler Fisher AMST 3950W April 15, 2012 The term epidemic is typically used in relation to the spread of a disease however; in the mid 1980’s this term was attached to crack cocaine. The crack cocaine epidemic described the impact of a newly created drug on most U.S. cities in the northeast and Mid Atlantic. Washington, D.C. provided the perfect setting for crack cocaine to flourish. Plenty of low-income...
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  • wdcwd - 647 Words
     5 Different Drugs Marijuana Marijuana is the most frequently used illegal drug in the U.S. Most people smoke the plant's dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds. But marijuana also can be mixed into food or brewed as a tea. Marijuana goes by many street names, including pot, weed, and many more. Marijuana is usually smoked in hand-rolled cigarettes or in pipes or water pipes. When marijuana is smoked, THC passes from the lungs into the bloodstream rapidly, so it carries the...
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  • Effect of Drugs - 3072 Words
    Effects of Drugs The Effects of Marijuana, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine on American Society Topic: The Effects of Marijuana, Cocaine, and Methamphetamine on American Society. Thesis: The effects of illegal drug use of marijuana, cocaine, and methamphetamine on American society. I. Illegal drug use A. History B. Effects C. Problems II. Three types of drugs A. Marijuana B. Cocaine C. Methamphetamine III. Effects and Treatments of the Three types of drugs...
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  • Anti Drug Abuse Act of 1988
    Jered Croom SOWK 534 Midterm Prof. Reina October 6, 2012 A. The United States has declared war on drugs. This is a war that has been fought on many levels and in many places. The Whitehouse released statistics that state, “anywhere from 52 percent (Washington, DC) to 80 percent or more (Chicago and Sacramento) of male arrestees tested positive for the presence of at least one drug at the time of their arrest”...
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  • Overcrowded Prisons - 1091 Words
    Millions upon millions if Americans have been sent to prison without a victim ever claiming damages. It is important to look at the burden this mass level of incarceration places upon our society. Viewing the statistics, demonstrates just how the destructive mass of incarceration of victimless crimes have been high not only in women but in men as well. Drug offenses are self-explanatory as being victimless, but so are public order offenses, which also follows the victimless crimes. Public...
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  • Causes and effect of drugs - 488 Words
    Causes And Effects Of Drugs Drug abuse is a very common problem in most countries, so it seems like a list of a topic could be heard everywhere. Of course, drug abuse on our bodies to cause some harm. The following are the side effects of some commonly abused drug name and on our bodies. First of all, heroin is an opiate processed directly from the extracts of the opium poppy. It was originally created to help cure people of addiction to morphine. Upon crossing the blood-brain barrier, which...
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  • How Al Capone's Empire Grew
    Al Capone's Whiskey Importation Turns Into Cocaine Hydrochloride Al Capone had been a juvenile delinquent and gained his "scarface" nickname after he was slashed across the cheek while working as a night club bouncer. The once small-time thug moved up and up to become the head of a huge villainous organization, believed to be responsible for at least 300 murders. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre in which seven members of a rival gang were lined up against a garage wall and gunned down, is...
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  • Illicit Drugs: Effects One and All
    Skye Thomas Jeffrey Larsen English 101 13 December 2012 Illicit Drugs: Effects One and All The world is full of addiction. “Addiction is when you can give up something at any time, as long as it’s next Tuesday.” (Sixx) This seems reasonable to many individuals, and some have a tendency to get involved with LSD (Acid, Purple Haze, Trip, One Way), Heroin (Smack, Brown Sugar, Black Pearl, Scat), MDMA (Ecstasy, Tic Tac...
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  • Hip Hop and the Crack Epidemic
    It was during the mid-1980s that the emergence of a new smokable form of cocaine, called crack, had been introduced to the United States. Crack, was highly-addictive and swept through impoverished areas of cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Oakland, and Miami. In the end it caused devastating effects for black and Latino Americans. As crack cocaine was becoming a grim and rising epidemic, hip hop was evolving alongside it. It was in the 1980s that crack cocaine and hip hop became the two...
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  • Aljhr - 382 Words
    Luke Monson 10/14/11 Family Life Mrs. Batty Getting High Falling Low The article that I read was about different kinds of kids that are addicted to different kinds of drugs, and what affect the drugs have when you take them. It also gives a doctor’s advice and information about the drugs and what the do to the human body and a person’s brain. In 2009, 6.4 percent of all high school students have tried cocaine at some point in their life. It is said that this cause a large amount of...
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  • Cmpare and Cntrast Essay - 379 Words
    Compare and Contrast Essay 2/28/13 The use of drugs has increased in these past few years. They threaten communities all around the world because of how they affect the organs of the body and their functions. Crack and cocaine are two of these dangerous drugs. It is important for us teens to have information about them in order to deal with any problems related to their use that people may experience. These two drugs look similar at first but they have three big differences. Crack and cocaine...
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  • Chapter 1 - 257 Words
    Patricia Haro Reading 301 Cooked by Jeff Henderson In the first chapter, Jeff the main character, in this story was searching to find a job to provide for his family. He was an ex-convict which was harder for him to find a job. A lot of employers were more interested on why he was in prison than the new life he was trying to pursue. He talked about how he used to cook and sell crack cocaine for a large profit of money. However he was arrested and was sent to prison where he...
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  • ETHC 232 Wk 2 Paper
    This memorandum is to make the best Utilitarian decision for the heart transplant recipient that has just become available. Options that will be taken into account include age, accountability for taking care of the heart, reasons why the patient needs a new heart, and ultimately which patient will offer the most to the world because of this operation. Ozzie is not a suitable choice to be the recipient of this heart that has become available. He has a heart condition that is due to the continued...
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  • Bath Salts - 1576 Words
    When you think of the word "drug" what comes to mind? Probably marijuana, cocaine, lsd, prescriptions but what about bath salts? When I first heard stories about people on bath salts my reaction was you have to be kidding right, but no first popping onto the radar of the DEA and poison control in 2010, this product is causing quite a stir in the United States. Mark Ryan from the LA poison control says in an interview on the Dr. Oz television show "that he has never seen a drug that has caused...
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  • Diet, Drugs and Alcohol in the 19th Century
    Tim Hugel February 8, 2011 Schnucker Diet, Drugs and Alcohol in the 19th Century In the early 19th century the working class lived on plain food such as bread, butter, potatoes and bacon. Butcher's meat was a luxury. However things greatly improved in the late 19th century. Railways and steamships made it possible to import cheap grain from North America so bread became cheaper. Refrigeration made it possible to import cheap meat from Argentina and Australia. Consumption of sugar also...
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  • Klklklm Nknkn - 30032 Words
    Drug Facts 2010 Copyright and Disclaimer This resource pack was written by Kevin Flemen. It is © Kevin Flemen/KFx and should not be reproduced without permission. The above notwithstanding, the holder of this pack is welcome to use or adapt both the contents of the pack and the exercises in their ongoing work. Both drugs and legal information change frequently. Workers should always seek up-todate advice. Kevin Flemen/KFx take no responsibility for errors and omissions in this pack or in...
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  • Meth Facts - 2594 Words
    Glenna Morgan DAAC Ch 6 assignment DAAC 1304 READ CHAPTER 6 1. What is the difference between cocaine and crack? I have found seven differences between cocaine and crack. They are as follows: Popularity: Crack has become more and more popular as the years have progressed. The use of cocaine as a freebase declined in popularity in the 1980s when it was discovered that mixing cocaine with simple household chemicals, including baking soda and water, and then drying it resulted in a lump...
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  • Drug Seizure Report - 16554 Words
    1 / 54 Drug seizures Report Region: Asia Until Year: 2011 Asia Central Asia and Transcaucasian countries Armenia 2011 Drug Group ATS ATS Cannabis-type Cannabis-type Cannabis-type Cocaine-type Hallucinogens Non-specified Opioids Opioids Opioids Opioids Opioids Opioids Opioids Opioids Prescursors Prescursors Sedatives and Tranquillizers Substances not under international control Drug Methamphetamine Amphetamine Cannabis oil Marijuana (herb) Hashish (resin) Cocaine salts Non-specified...
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  • Drug Profile Paper - 1309 Words
    Drug Profile Paper Shamrock/JW Chemical Dependency in the Workplace April 20, 2011 Drug Profile Paper This paper will summarize some aspects on the psychology and physiology of cocaine addiction as well as other particular drug substances that causes hallucinations and depression In addition illegal and legal drugs that are widely used by young adults like stimulants, cannabis and narcotics will be discuss as well. No doubt, crack cocaine surfaced to the Los Angeles...
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  • Drugs - 1025 Words
    Andean Cocaine There were two men who made drugs Alfredo Bignon and Eduardo Balarezo. Coca is a dried leaf of the “subtropical Andean shrub Elthycoxylon.” The traffic of cocaine is over whelming controlled by home grown, successful and eminently “Latin” entrepreurs and middle men. Pharmacist Alfredo Bignon had a laboratory of his Droguera Botica Francesa around the corner of main plaza. On March 13, 1885 he was going to present his findings of this cocaine to Academia Libre de Medicina de...
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  • Crack vs Powered Cocain
    Crack VS Powered Cocain Powder cocaine has been a part of our history for centuries. For most of these centuries selling and buying powder cocaine, although not legal, was not considered a major societal problem. Today, because of newspapers, and television the public has not only been made aware of the problems with illegal drugs but has also been made to believe that certain drugs are a Black problem and some drugs are a White problem. As a result of this orgy of media and political...
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  • Anthropology - 1023 Words
    Health and Healing in Latin America Concepts of Coca Use Among The Andean Community The health or illness I found most interesting is the concept of the community’s use of Coca use in the book “The Hold Life Has.” It is established from the opening of the book the use of coca leaves is acceptable, if not strongly encouraged on a daily basis for multiple reasons, spiritual, cultural, or social use. The use of coca (cocaine) is illegal in the United States, regardless for the reason for...
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  • Questions on Psychology - 1717 Words
    1. Which of the following statements most accurately represents the use of plant-based psychoactive substances? A. Plant-based psychoactive drugs are uncommon today and rarely used. B. Today marijuana is the only plant-based psychoactive substance that is still used. C. All plants that yield psychoactive substances are illegal today. D. About 4,000 plants yield psychoactive substances, and the vast majority are not illegal. 2. The Gin Epidemic… E. is a...
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  • Study Guide-Stimulants - 300 Words
    PSY2080 Drugs, Behavior & Society Study Guide - Stimulants Dr. Bowen Terms to know: Coca Leaves Coca-Cola Sigmund Freud Formication Cocaine Kindling effect Cocaine hydrochloride Free-base cocaine Crack cocaine Cocaine psychosis Speedball Amphetamine d-amphetamine Methamphetamine Dopamine Norepinephrine Amphetamine psychosis Crystal Meth (“Ice”) Methcathinone Dr. W.S. Halsted ADHD Methylphenidate Cocaethylene Ephedrine Sympathomimetic Narcolepsy Crank...
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