Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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At this point in our society, it is not a secret that cocaine is harmful. Cocaine is created from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. It is a powerfully addictive stimulant that creates a short-term euphoria, energy, and talkativeness in users. However, there are numerous dangers associated with cocaine.

cocaine powder

A new study identifies the differences in power and crack cocaine use. Commonly, these two different forms of cocaine are combined and classified as ‘cocaine use’, but there are differences not only in the drug form itself, but how each affects the body. Powder cocaine is as the name implies. The cocaine is either cut or crushed into a powder-like substance, often looking like a mound of salt or sugar.  [ Read More ]

Cocaine is an illegal psychoactive drug that is snorted or smoked into the body. It is most often seen in its powder form, though rocks are most problematic in urban areas of major metropolitan cities, and has affected more than 2 million Americans. Up until this point, cocaine was only detectable in the body a couple days after use. However, a new study has detected a new way to detect  [ Read More ]


L. is 44 years old and addicted to cocaine. Throughout his life, he was using one drug or another, but his drug of choice was cocaine. It led to his leaving his family behind, divorcing his wife, and abandoning his employment.