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cocaine...:

cocaine... by Miranda and Chesca

Did you know...:

Did you know... Cocaine can kill you the first time you try it. Regular cocaine and crack users can become paranoid. Cocaine can cause heart attacks, even to young users. Cocaine and crack cocaine are highly addictive. Mixing alcohol and cocaine is the most common cause of drug-combination related deaths.

The real names for cocaine:

The real names for cocaine Cocaine; the one and only name

Street terms:

Street terms Coke Snow Flake Blow Nose candy Snowball Tornado Wicky stick Perico Yayo

Does cocaine have a legitimate medical use?:

Does cocaine have a legitimate medical use? Toothache cures Patent medicines Tonics And chocolate cocaine tablets

Immediate effects:

Immediate effects After you take cocaine, almost immediately you have the effects, and they wear off. The effects are: talkative, mentally alert especially through sight sound and touch, it can temporarily decrease the need for food or sleep

long term effects:

long term effects Snorting can cause ulceration of the mucus membrane of the nose, and can damage the nasal septum enough to make it collapse. Cocaine can cause heart attacks even in young abusers. Regularly snorting cocaine can lead to loss of sense of smell, nosebleeds, problems with swallowing, hoarseness, and a chronically runny nose. Cocaine related deaths, are often a result of cardiac arrests or seizures followed by respiratory arrests. Regular cocaine and crack users can become paranoid.

Where the drug comes from :

Where the drug comes from Comes from the Coca plant Cocaine is typically found in Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia, and Ecuador. 75% of cocaine is grown and manufactured in Colombia although there are many factories just over the borders with Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador where persecution from the army is less.

Addictive?:

Addictive? Cocaine has a psychological dependancy, meaning that its highly addictive. When addicted, you can get severe brain damage in your nervous system, making you paranoid, and even more addicted. When you have a cocaine withdrawal, most people suffer from: anguish, depression, weakness, anxiety, pain and craving.

The abuse effect on society:

The abuse effect on society The drug user’s violence can affect family and friends. The user could, and most likely will, commit crimes. The drug user’s can influence teens, and other people to try it. The drug user could really hurt the people around them, emotionally and physically.

Websites we used::

Websites we used: http:/http://www.emedicinehealth.com/cocaine_abuse/article_em.htm/www.emedicinehealth.com/cocaine_abuse/article_em.htm http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/ http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/facts/drugs-cocaine.aspx# http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocaine_dependence http://www.roadjunky.com/guide/830/world-cocaine-sources-colombia-peru-bolivia http://www.sayno.com http://www.freevibe.com