Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostl... -

Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostl...

wikipedia - 14 Sep 2016
Cocaine, also known as coke, is a strong stimulant mostly used as a recreational drug. It is commonly snorted, inhaled, or injected into the veins. Mental effects may include loss of contact with reality, an intense feeling of happiness, or agitation. Physical symptoms may include a fast heart rate, sweating, and large pupils. High doses can result in very high blood pressure or body temperature. Effects begin within seconds to minutes of use and last between five and ninety minutes. Cocaine h

Marion man sentenced to 30 years for cocaine offense

The Southern - 20 Sep 2017
The release states that evidence at the plea and sentencing hearings established that, from at least 2012, through August 2014, Neal was involved with others in the distribution of cocaine in Williamson County. On multiple occasions, Neal sold cocaine ...

Man pleads guilty to cocaine possession - 20 Sep 2017
WATERTOWN — In Jefferson County Court Tuesday, Gregory D. Fagan, 59, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Mr. Fagan, who was also convicted of drug possession in 2009 and grand larceny in 2006, admitted that ...

Cocaine Cartels Among the Big Winners From Colombian Peso Drop

Bloomberg - 20 Sep 2017
The price of a kilo of coca paste, an unrefined form of cocaine produced by the farmers, fell in 2016 to $621, from $1,011 in 2013, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, but in local currency remained stable at around 1.9 million ...

St. Augustine Beach police find LSD, cocaine after traffic stop - 20 Sep 2017
Officers found 185 grams of marijuana, 1.2 grams of cocaine, LSD, Hydrocodone pills, Codeine cough syrup, multiple clear plastic bags consistent with packaging and sales and five glass pipes and water bongs in the car, police said. Clarke was arrested ...

Breast-feeding mom arrested after testing positive for cocaine

Times Daily - 19 Sep 2017
Florence police detective Sgt. Greg Cobb said Regina A. Brown, 30, 801 W. Irvine Ave., Florence, is charged with exposing a child to narcotics. He said Brown tested positive for cocaine while breast-feeding her infant baby. She is being held in the ...

Dickson Co. I-40 bust: 11 pounds of cocaine in secret compartment

The Tennessean - 20 Sep 2017
A writing pen was the key to unlocking a vehicle's hidden compartment — and inside was 11 pounds of cocaine worth about $600,000. These discoveries were made Friday morning on eastbound Interstate 40 in Dickson County by an agent with the 23rd ...

Are weight loss drugs the next tool to combat cocaine addiction?

EurekAlert (press release) - 20 Sep 2017
Research with lorcaserin, and other medications that have similar effects on serotonin receptors in the brain, suggest that it may help people to reduce cocaine use and the risk of returning to use after quitting. Lorcaserin is currently FDA approved ...

US Officials are Raising Alarm over Colombia's Cocaine Boom

The Tennessean - 20 Sep 2017
US officials in Congress and the White House over the past week have expressed deep concern about developments in Colombia. Efforts to demobilize the country's oldest rebel group are proceeding alongside a boom in cocaine production. On Tuesday ...

Out on bail, Fall River man arrested on new cocaine charges

Fall River Herald News - 20 Sep 2017
FALL RIVER — Police arrested an alleged Fall River drug dealer this week on new cocaine distribution charges. Eric Pagan, 31, of 32 Quequechan St., has a long history of convictions and jail sentences. At the time of his arrest on Monday, Pagan had a ...

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