health project - Overview Stimulants ,snow,blow...

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Overview: Stimulants Both crack and cocaine are made from the leaves of the coca plant Cocaine is also known as coke, snow, blow and other names. Crack can be called rock. • Cocaine and crack come from the leaves of the coca bush. • Cocaine is an odorless, white crystal powder. Crack is a rock-like form of cocaine made                                                 from cocaine powder, baking soda and/or ammonia. • Cocaine can be smoked, snorted or injected. When snorted or injected, effects last 30 to 40 minutes. Crack is usually smoked, and its effects last about 10 to 15 minutes. What it is composed of: it's taken from the leaves of the coca bush and then it's chemically processed until it's a white powder. Short-term effects: feelings of euphoria (pleasure, well-being, confidence and power)
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Siller during the Spring '10 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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