Cocaine

By: Brando Franco & Maria Aurich

Other names & Classification

Other names for cocaine are Coke , Flake , Snow , Toot , And Blow. Cocaine is a schedule two drug wich means it has a high pontential for abuse but can be administered.

where its grown and how its administered

The powdered form of cocaine is either inhaled through the nose (snorted), were it is absorbed through the the nasal tissue, or it is dissolved in water and injected in the blood stream. Cocaine is mainly growmn in Peru, Bloivia ,and Colombia .

Short term and Long term effects

Short term effects of cocaine can make you feel energetic, talkative, and mentally alert, espicially to the sensations of sight, sound, and touch. Long term efects of cocain can permanently damage the blood vessels of the heart and brain, things such as High blood pressure, Strokes, and leading to heart attaacks, and can cuase death of the liver.

Facts of Cocaine

Cocaine can lead to death froom respiratory failure, and cerebra hemorrhage (bleeding of the brain or heart attack.) Cocaine can be taken with ither drugs such as tranquilizers, amphetamis, mariuana and herion. Cocaine is so addictive becuase it stimulates key pleasure centers within the brain and cuases extremely heightened euphoria wich means a felling of great happiness or well being.

Treaments for addiction

Treatment of cocaine addiction must be comprehensive and also need strategies to acsess the neurobiological, social, and medical aspects.