Heroin (crack)

By: Freddy Villanueva

Facts on Crack

Crack cocaine is the crystal form of cocaine, which normally comes in a powder form. It comes in solid blocks or crystals varying in color from yellow to pale rose or white. Crack is heated and smoked. It is named crack because it makes a cracking or popping sound when heated.

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It is between 75% and 100% pure, far stronger and more potent than regular cocaine.

Smoking crack allows it to reach the brain more quickly and brings an intense and immediate high that lasts about fifteen minutes.

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Crack is sold at prices so low that even teens can afford to buy it. Once a person is addicted, the expense skyrockets in direct ratio to the increasing amount needed to support the habit. It stimulates key pleasure centers within the brain and causes extremely heightened euphoria.

Street names for crack are...

Apple jacks, bad rock, ball, base, beat, candy, chemical, cloud, cookies, crumbs, crunch munch, devil drug, dice, fat bags, french fries, gravel, grit, hard rock, raw, rocks, and tornado.