Cocaine

Cocaine

Cocaine is a recreational drug with no medical purpose. This drug raked in a revenue of over seventy billion in the year 2005, topping large companies such as Starbucks! The United States population has a high addiction to cocaine and every kind of person in the United States has been known to at least try this . . . → Read More: Cocaine

Meth

Meth

Meth abuse is more than a meth addict shooting up.  A meth abuser causes themselves and others physical and mental pain while under the influence of methamphetamine.  A meth abuser usually does not see that what they are doing is killing them or that it is causing financial, emotional, and physical pain to the people that care . . . → Read More: Meth

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are drugs that a person typically would obtain from a doctor.  Although these drugs can be very beneficial to help with pain, people sometimes become addicted to the drugs and the effects that they have on the body and mind. Because of this they have to get help such as rehab because of the . . . → Read More: Prescription Drugs

Opiates

Opiates

Opiates are the drugs that alter the mind of a person. Opiate drugs are derived from the opium poppy plant that has gone from use to cure pain medically to a street drug that is killing thousands of people daily due to overdose, drug abuse, and simply the effects that come from opiates.  These drugs include heroin, oxycodone, . . . → Read More: Opiates

Alcohol

Alcohol

Alcohol abuse is a disease just as a drug abuse is.  Drinking alcohol to the point to where an individual has physical and mental health issues along with having problems holding a job down and also family complications will start becoming a regular issue.  The central nervous system is affected by alcohol abuse and this makes . . . → Read More: Alcohol

Crack Cocaine

Crack Cocaine

Crack cocaine is the rock form of cocaine.  People started selling crack cocaine instead of cocaine in the late 80′s because of the dangers for manufactures using ether to produce pure freebase cocaine; producers began to omit the step by removing the freebase precipitate from the ammonia mixture.  Typically the filtration process was also omitted and . . . → Read More: Crack Cocaine

Effects of Cocaine

Effects of Cocaine

The effects of cocaine are most painful when they are physical.  When a person becomes addicted to cocaine their body and mind go through extreme changes that can ultimately end their life if they do not seek treatment for their addiction.  If the effects of cocaine do not end the addicts life, they will surly give the . . . → Read More: Effects of Cocaine