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What do you now about cocaine? What is the difference between crack cocaine and powder cocaine and why can crack deadly? What is "cut" cocaine and what makes it especially dangerous? Why is cocaine often called the "champagne of drugs"? This book examines the drug cocaine. First, learn about the history of cocaine and how and where it is made. Get the facts about what cocaine does to a user's body and behavior by reading about real people who describe their lives as cocaine users. Explore how cocaine can harm not only the people who use it but also their families and friends. Finally, get a basic understanding of the laws and restrictions surrounding cocaine and where help can be found. Just the Facts is a powerful, hard-hitting series that presents the real facts about the difficult choices teenagers face. The books examine the myths that surround topics such as drug use, disease, body image, and pregnancy to get at the reality of dangers. Each book in the series presents and defines the issues and offers first-hand accounts to give a true picture of the life of someone who uses the drug or has the condition.
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, 2001.
ISBN: 9781575722559
Branch Call Number: J 362.29 CON
Characteristics: 56 p. : ill. (some col.) 24 cm.


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