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$721 Million in Cocaine Unloaded by Coast Guard in San Diego

Earlier this month, the United States Coast Guard docked in San Diego and unloaded about $721 million worth of cocaine seized over the past several months. Combining their efforts with...

How Does Cocaine Abuse Affect Babies of Pregnant Women?

In the 1980s, the War on Drugs was still fresh in the public eye, and studies predicting the hazardous effects of drugs on children were everywhere. One such prediction was...

How Addictive Is Cocaine?

Cocaine addiction is a global problem, as evidenced by the global market. Despite being illegal in over 20 countries around the world, cocaine traffickers managed to earn an estimated $84...

The Effects of Cocaine on the Body

Cocaine is a stimulant used recreationally by many, despite being illegal and powerfully addictive. Based on the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), it is estimated that...

What Is Cocaine Cut With? The Hidden Dangers of Additives and Fillers

The World Drug Report released by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime reported that Columbia is the largest producer of cocaine in the world. Certainly, South American countries are the...

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System If Mixed with Substances?

In most cases, cocaine does not remain in one’s system very long, especially when it is the only drug taken. The half-life of the drug represents the amount of time...

Cocaine Abuse Treatment

Cocaine is an intoxicating alkaloid chemical derived from the coca plant. Learn about abuse and treatment options. The drug is most commonly found as a white powder, although crack cocaine...

How Long Do the Effects of Cocaine Last?

Cocaine is a stimulant drug that can produce euphoric feelings when taken; however, its effects are relatively brief. Effects of Cocaine Use How Does Cocaine Affect You? The way that...

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