Crack

by: Jake Challenger

Crack

  • Crack is made by dissolving powdered cocaine in a mixture of water and baking soda or ammonia.
  • It came from the South American cocoa plant.
  • Short Term-
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature
  • Contracted blood vessels
  • Increased rate of breathing
  • Dilated pupils
  • Disturbed sleep patterns
  • Nausea
  • Long Term-
  • Permanent damage to blood vessels of ear and brain, high blood pressure, leading to heart attacks, strokes and death
  • Liver, kidney and lung damage
  • Severe chest pains
  • Respiratory failure
  • Infectious diseases and abscesses if injected
  • Malnutrition, weight loss
  • Severe tooth decay

Crack

  • When you are on Crack, you feel lie your not even in your body. You feel a euphoria and you really just get away from the world.
  • Nationwide, wholesale crack ranges from 12,000 to 35,000 per kilogram.

Street names

Crack

  • Most people who are Crack heads end up either homeless, in jail, or dead.
  • The danger is that you become addicted and you cannot become sober again.
  • Crack can either come in white powder, or crystalized rocks.
  • It can be snorted, injected, or smoked depending on the preference of the person.
  • Withdrawal Symtoms: agitation.
  • depression.
  • intense craving for the drug.
  • extreme fatigue.
  • anxiety.
  • angry outbursts.
  • lack of motivation.
  • nausea/vomiting.
  • Users may compulsively re-dose on which can lead to a large amount of the drug being ingested in a short period.
  • Crack is categorized as a stimulant.