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4 Smoking cocaine

Smoking cocaine

January 29th, 2017

How is cocaine smoked? What are the effects? Smoking cocaine causes an intense high that lasts shortly and makes users constantly crave for more. Read here to learn more.

1 The face of cocaine addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

The face of cocaine addiction (INFOGRAPHIC)

November 2nd, 2016

What is the face of cocaine users in the U.S.? Discover the number of male and female cocaine abusers, their average age at first use, how many snort or inject the drug, and many more cocaine use statistics. Check out this infographic to learn more.

5 Cocaine long term effects

Cocaine long term effects

February 2nd, 2016

A review of cocaine’s long term effects to the body, brain, and behavior.

9 Can you die from taking cocaine?

Can you die from taking cocaine?

June 7th, 2015

Potentially dangerous physical effects of cocaine include raising heart rate and blood pressure. But can cocaine actually kill you? Learn more here.

3 What does cocaine do to the brain?

What does cocaine do to the brain?

January 27th, 2015

Cocaine interferes with the activity of the neurotransmitter, dopamine. It acts upon a part of the brain called the ventral tegmental area (VTA). More here on the chemistry behind the cocaine high.

2 Cocaine effects

Cocaine effects

December 12th, 2014

What are the systemic effects of cocaine on your body and mind? We explore in-depth here.

3 Is cocaine a narcotic?

Is cocaine a narcotic?

November 22nd, 2014

In the U.S., cocaine is legally a narcotic. Medically, it is not. More on the classification of cocaine under the Controlled Substances Act here.

What is cocaine used for?

What is cocaine used for?

June 3rd, 2014

Cocaine and its derivatives can be used as local anesthetics, but cocaine is scheduled as a Class II narcotic under the Controlled Substances Act. More on past and present cocaine uses, as well as its effects here.

64 How long does cocaine last?

How long does cocaine last?

April 3rd, 2014

Cocaine levels peak anywhere from 5-45 minutes after dosing (depending on mode of administration), but metabolites can last for days in your system. Personal tolerance, use, and exposure patterns also determine how long cocaine lasts. We examine more here.

685 How long does cocaine stay in blood, hair, or urine?

How long does cocaine stay in blood, hair, or urine?

December 26th, 2013

Cocaine generally stays in your system and can be detected in urine for 2-4 days afer use. However, heavy or chronic cocaine users may have an extended detection window of up to a week or 10 days. More here on cocaine in the system.

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