Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America. Although health care providers can use it for valid medical purposes, such as local anesthesia for some surgeries, recreational cocaine use is illegal. As a street drug, cocaine looks like a fine, white, crystal powder.
type of dependence
.Cocaine dependence is a serious problem that has psychiatric and psychological implications. Cocaine dependence, also known as addiction, is much more severe and serious than cocaine use or abuse. Dependence is a maladaptive behavior that, over a three-month period, has caused the affected individual to experience tolerance for and withdrawal symptoms from cocaine.
A urine test is the most common one and is usually performed as a routine test in a company. Its non-invasiveness and ease of administration have made it an industry standard when it comes to company-wide scheduled drug testing. It is quite accurate with most urine tests being able to detect levels of 300ng/l. A urine test will usually give positive results if the person being tested has ingested cocaine 2-5 days prior to the test giving a urine sample.A blood test is the most accurate one if administered during a detection period. It, however, requires and invasive method to collect a sample and the samples provided are generally small, which means that confirmation testing usually isn’t possible. Another benefit to this method is that it is virtually impossible to adulterate a sample for a blood test
Type of people who use?
Anyone can use cocaine its not just a race or gender thing
how is it made ?
Crack cocaine is made by converting cocaine hydrochloride into a solid form of freebase cocaine. This is done by cooking cocaine hydrochloride with sodium bicarbonate or ammonia. The result of the cooked cocaine is a jagged chunk of crack cocaine. In this form the drug is typically smoked by heating it in a glass pipe and inhaling the vapor.
How much does it cost?
The price of a gram of cocaine varies between 20 and 60 dollars depending on the dealer and quality of cocaine. An ounce of cocaine costs 1,000 to 1,400 dollars. An eighth of an oz (8 ball) or 3.5g costs between 120 and 150 dollars while a quarter of an oz costs 250-350 dollars.
what type of container is it sold in?
Cocaine powder is sold in plastic bags, glass vials, or in small cellophane or paper packets .
why,is it legal or illegal,
Yes, crack cocaine is illegal. Crack cocaine is a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act. Schedule II drugs, which include PCP and methamphetamine, have a high potential for abuse. Abuse of these drugs may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
Drug charges and Fines:
Under Georgia law, cocaine is considered a Schedule II substance. This means it has a relatively high risk of addiction and is treated as a dangerous substance under the law. Possession of cocaine is a felony.If you are convicted of cocaine possession and it is your first offense, you will face 2-15 years in prison and fines.If this is your second or subsequent offense, you will face 5-30 years in prison and fines.
The most common treatments for cocaine addiction. You may need to stay in a rehabilitation center (or rehab). Sessions with a trained therapist can help you make changes to your behavior and thought processes. Medical detox centers can help your body adjust to treatment, but you’ll probably have to pay for them out of your own pocket. Most insurers don’t cover hospitalization for withdrawal anymore.