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The Cocaine Crisis

David F. Allen

The Cocaine Crisis

by David F. Allen

  • 379 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Drug Addiction (Pharmacological Aspects),
  • Drug Addiction (Psychiatric Aspects),
  • Psychology,
  • Self-Help,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
  • General,
  • Bahamas,
  • Cocaine,
  • Cocaine abuse,
  • Congresses,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10323808M
    ISBN 100306424827
    ISBN 109780306424823

      A December report from the National Drug Early Warning System (NDEWS), for example, reported increases in drug overdose deaths with both fentanyl and cocaine present in Philadelphia, New York, and the state of Maine, compared to In Huntington, West Virginia, “fentanyl and methamphetamine are now the most commonly co-occurring drugs found in overdose death cases,” . A interesting, yet somewhat uninspiring, book on the phenomenon of crack cocaine. Lays out the history of crack in America. Describes how crack decimated the inner-cities, and destroyed the family structures of people living there. Where I did feel the book got interesting was in the descriptions of distribution of crack by different gangs/5(10).

      The crisis is growing as more people use cocaine. A federal survey showed about 2 million Americans used the stimulant regularly in , up . Dutch officials have said the cocaine lab was equipped to produce hundreds of kilograms of cocaine per day. Colombian and Dutch citizens, as well as a Turkish national, have been arrested.

      Confessions from the City: why firms are failing to tackle the cocaine crisis Workers in London’s financial district share their experiences of a rampant drugs culture.   Cocaine mixed with fentanyl, a potent opioid, is thought to be the major driver of the rise in stimulant United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime blames record coca crops in Colombia and cheaper cocaine for a resultant stimulant-drug boom worldwide.. But the other emerging contributor is a hidden wave of toxic lab-made adulterants that are infiltrating the illicit drugs, suggest.


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The Cocaine Crisis book of a conference of experts on cocaine addiction, this early volume documents the devastating effects of crack, then a new cocaine preparation, and its extraordinary addicting properties.

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It has been several years in preparation, beginning from. Proceedings of a conference of experts on cocaine addiction, this early volume documents the devastating effects of crack, then a new cocaine preparation, and its extraordinary addicting properties.

The Bahamian experience with crack provided an early warning about the extreme personal and social dangers of this drug. The Cocaine Crisis by David F. Allen,Springer edition, paperbackCited by:   Miami's cocaine crisis was, of course, only part of the city's struggle that year.

After Dade County police beat Black motorcyclist Art McDuffy to death in latethe city's Black community seethed with anger, and when an all-White jury in Tampa cleared the killer cops of any criminal liability, Liberty City exploded in some of the.

The "crack epidemic" in the United States was a surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between the early s and the early s. This resulted in a number of social consequences, such as increasing crime and violence in American inner city neighborhoods, as well as a resulting backlash in the form of tough on crime policies.

The harrowing story of the rise and fall of one of America's most popular destination cities--rife with police brutality, a drug epidemic, and a bulging refugee crisis--The Year of Dangerous Days is a riveting blend of urgent social commentary and cinematic drama, from the award-winning journalist and author of Ping PongMiami, Florida, famed for its blue skies and bikinis, is Reviews: The Bahamas and Drug Abuse.- Epidemic Freebase Cocaine Abuse: A Case Study From The Bahamas.- Drug Abuse Clinical Perspectives of the Bahamian Experience of Illegal Substances.- Cocaine Psychosis.- Cocaine and the Bahamian Woman: Treatment Issues.- Treatment Approaches to Cocaine Abuse and Dependency in The Bahamas.- Cocaine Update The cocaine crisis / Author: edited by David Allen.

--Publication info: New York: Plenum Press, c Format: Book. Abstract. Cocaine use in the United States has reached epidemic levels in recent years. Nationwide surveys estimate that over 22 million Americans have already tried cocaine at least once in their lifetime and that as many as two million or more may be severely dependent on the drug (1).

Before s. Calls for prohibition began long before the Harrison Narcotics Tax Act was passed by Congress in – a law requiring cocaine and narcotics to be dispensed only with a doctor's order. Before this, various factors and groups acted on primarily at the state level influencing a move towards prohibition and away from a laissez-faire attitude.

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Author Barbara Andraka-Christou. Though the U.S. government’s response to today’s opioid crisis is starkly different from its response to the crack cocaine epidemic of the ‘80s and ‘90s, there are similarities between the two that offer insight into how drug addiction should be addressed if the nation is going to move forward.

Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage why firms are failing to tackle the cocaine crisis 4,kg (9,lb) of cocaine was seized in England and Wales – the highest amount in more.

Get this from a library. The Cocaine Crisis. [David F Allen] -- Proceedings of a conference of experts on cocaine addiction, this early volume documents the devastating effects of crack, then a new cocaine preparation, and its extraordinary addicting properties.

i really liked this book very much, i actually bought it from a small book shop in bangkok,thailand and i read it one day. it was a fun read. it is about a man called paul keany who goes to venezuela and he is carrying a lot of cocaine worth a lot of money and in the start of the journey he thinks that he will not get caught doing so but he did caught doing it and he had seen programs of 4/5(44).

Cocaine History: Circa s After the Harrison Narcotic Act that identified cocaine as a forbidden substance incocaine abuse was a rather quiet phenomenon for several decades, with just a few exceptions.

Hollywood was one of those exceptions. The best seven books to understand the opioid crisis inincluding “Dopesick” by Beth Macy and “Cherry” by Nico Walker. Primers on pill mills, Purdue Pharma, and the history of OxyContin. Kilo: Inside the Deadliest Cocaine Cartels -- From the Jungle to the Streets, by Toby Muse (, William Morrow, pp., $ HB) For the last 40 years, Colombia has been one of the world's leading coca and cocaine producers, vying with Peru and Bolivia for the title each year, and recently.

After the peak of the crack cocaine crisis in the early s, crack became “uncool” even among drug users, Mr. Nadelmann says. Anecdotally, he’s heard recently that cocaine is regaining.Cocaine, white crystalline alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant (Erythroxylum coca), a bush commonly found growing wild in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador and cultivated in many other countries.

The chemical formula of cocaine is C 1 7 H 2 1 NO e acts as an anesthetic because it interrupts the conduction of impulses in nerves, especially those in the mucous membranes.