April 2013

crack cocaineCocaine use of any kind continues to be a serious issue; this highly addictive substance can ruin every aspect of life, from physical health and mental well-being, to personal relationships and livelihoods. Crack cocaine is certainly no exception and in fact, is considered by some to be even worse than other forms of this devastating drug.

Cracking Down on Cocaine Use?

The threat of such shattering consequences does not stop many people from indulging in cocaine use. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, crack cocaine use by students has been estimated to be at 1.7% for 8th graders, 2.1% for 10th graders, and 2.4% for 12th graders, based on a 2009 monitoring the future survey.

Crack cocaine is considered to be one of the most potent forms of cocaine that is sold, sometimes reaching up to read more…