What is cocaine?

  • (noun): A narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive.
    Synonyms: cocain

Some articles on cocaine:

Cocaine Cowboy
... Cocaine Cowboys is a 2006 documentary film directed by Billy Corben and produced by Alfred Spellman and Billy Corben through their Miami-based media studio Rakontur ... The film explores the rise of cocaine and resulting crime epidemic that swept the American city of Miami, Florida in the 1970s and 1980s ... The producers of Cocaine Cowboys use interviews with law enforcement, journalists, lawyers, former drug smugglers and gang members to provide a first hand perspective of the Miami drug war ...
List Of Cocaine Analogues
... This is a list of cocaine analogues ... A cocaine analogue retains 3β-benzoyloxy or similar functionality unlike phenyltropanes ... Cocaine analogues proper consist of the nine following classes of compounds stereoisomers of cocaine 3β-phenyl ring substituted analogues 2β-substituted ...
Leonidas Vargas - Biography
... Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Vargas ran a multi-million dollar cocaine empire that included a network of large cocaine-processing laboratories deep in the jungles of Caqueta ... The mass-produced cocaine was then exported to the United States of America ... charges of trafficking 427 kilograms (940 lb) of cocaine, which had been discovered in a container in the port of Valencia in eastern Spain ...
Salvatore Miceli - Biography
... between the Mafia and the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta clans with Colombian cocaine cartels ... He was involved in a cocaine trafficking network with Mariano Agate, the Mafia boss of Mazara del Vallo and Calabrian clans of Marando, Trimboli and Barbaro from Platì ... Veronica Dudzinski and his sons Ivano and Mario Miceli were arrested in May 2003, when the cocaine trafficking network was disrupted ...
Self-administration - Technique - Dose-Response Relationship
... rate and number of drug infusions to maintain stable rewarding blood levels of drugs, like cocaine ... A dilute dose of cocaine will be administered intravenously at a faster rate than a concentrated dose of cocaine ...

Famous quotes containing the word cocaine:

    In my day, we didn’t have the cocaine, so we went out and knocked somebody over the head and took the money. But today, all this cocaine and crack, it doesn’t give kids a chance.
    Barry White (b. 1944)

    Philosophy, astronomy, and politics were marked at zero, I remember. Botany variable, geology profound as regards the mud stains from any region within fifty miles of town, chemistry eccentric, anatomy unsystematic, sensational literature and crime records unique, violin player, boxer, swordsman, lawyer, and self-poisoner by cocaine and tobacco.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Did you ever hear about Cocaine Lil?
    She lived in Cocaine town on Cocaine hill,
    She had a cocaine dog and a cocaine cat,
    They fought all night with a cocaine rat,
    —Unknown. Cocaine Lil (l. 1–4)