COCAINE FACT SHEET
-excessive talking followed by
depression or excessive sleeping at odd times
-may go long periods of time without eating or sleeping
-weakened immune system
-dry mouth and nose bleeds
TYPES OF COCAINE
1)POWDER-white in color. can he injected or snorted.
2)CRACK-more inexpensive form of cocaine. The effects of smoking are more euphoric and immediate.
STREET NAMES FOR COCAINE
soft, blow, snow, white, yay, yayo,
girl, she, aunt, aunt nora, C, coke, cane, cola, line, nose candy, teenager, teen, lady, base, angie, batman, tina, bitch
COST OF COCAINE-ST. LOUIS
$80-$125 PER GRAM.
METHODS OF USE
1) Sniffed-Process of inhaling cocaine powder through the nostrils, where it is absorbed into the bloodstream through the nasal tissues
2) Smoked-Smoking involves the inhalation of cocaine vapor or smoke into the lungs, where absorption into the bloodstream is as rapid as by injection.
3) Injected-Injecting releases the drug directly into the bloodstream, and heightens the intensity of its effects.
THINGS TO LOOK FOR (POWDER)
-straws, rolled paper money
-belts, bandanas, or surgical tubing used to constrict the veins for cocaine injection
-small plastic baggies, vials
THINGS TO LOOK FOR (CRACK)
-glass or metal smoking pipe
-misc. items such as pop can, bottle cap, broken light bulb
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