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Street Names for Crack Cocaine

The term ‘Crack’ used when talking about drugs, is the same thing as crack cocaine. Cocaine alone is a white, bitter tasting powder, which comes from the leaves of the coca plant that is found in South America. Cocaine is more commonly sold and abused than crack cocaine.

Crack cocaine is made when a person takes cocaine and dilutes in with baking soda, then heats it up and hardens it. Crack cocaine is crystallized cocaine that is typically put into a pipe and smoked, resulting in a rapid release of the drug into a person’s blood stream causing a powerful high to form.

According to The Drug Policy Alliance, the high that comes from a person snorting cocaine usually last about fifteen to thirty minutes. On the other hand, smoking crack cocaine produces a more powerful high being that the drug is delivered in large quantities to the lungs which then goes to the blood stream. The high a person gets from smoking crack cocaine usually last five to fifteen minutes.

Crack cocaine is highly addictive and can cause a multitude of problems to occur in a person’s life, the top of which being sudden death. Crack cocaine is manmade and a person taking the drug is unsure of what they are putting into their body. Moreover, crack cocaine increases a person’s heart rate and impacts their respiratory system and brain chemicals, which can lead to a person experiencing respiratory failure or cardiac arrest.

Street Names for Crack Cocaine

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Crack is crystallized cocaine and is a very addictive substance.

Throughout the years crack cocaine has been called many different names, and the names continually change as the years continue. In different states and regions throughout the country the name for crack cocaine may be completely different.

Common name for crack cocaine include Apple Jacks, Basa, Baseball, BJs, Baby T, Badrock, Beemers, Candy, Crumbs, Dice, Hotcakes, Jelly Beans, Rocks, Fat Bags, Nuggets, Ice Cubes, Cookies, Dip, Crib, Egg, Fries, Garbage Rock, Golf Ball, Goofball, Hard Rock, Hubba, Love, Kangaroo and Piles.

Crack cocaine is a dangerous drug for any person to take and can have adversely negative effects on a person when they smoke the drug. There are numerous treatment centers available to help a person conquer their crack cocaine addiction so that they can learn to live a life free from the control of crack cocaine. Crack cocaine begins to consume a person’s life and will continue to get worse unless a person receives the proper treatment for their addiction.

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