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10 Things You Didn't Know About Cocaine

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TOPTRENDING.COM Apresenta 10 factos que não conhece sobre a cocaína Research has shown that cocaine is the most popular drug in the United States. Statistics show that 5.7 million people have used cocaine within the last year. In the next 24 hours 2500 Americans will try cocaine for the first time. Most of them will be under the age of 18. Paper bills spend 20 months in circulation on average and in this period they unsurprisingly collect a lot of dirt and germs. In particular, a lot of the residue which sticks on the paper is drugs. An astounding 90% of US dollar bills carry traces of cocaine. Cocaine binds to the green dye on paper bills. More than 100 thousand babies are born addicted to cocaine each year in the US due to their mothers use of the drug during pregnancy, Babies born to drug addict mothers, suffer from withdrawal symptoms after birth, such as fever, vomiting and having fits. Studies have shown that babies born in such conditions experience problems with language acquisition and attention spans. Cocaine is the second most trafficked drug in the world. Global sales of cocaine earn more than Microsoft, McDonald's and Kellogg's combined. Cocaine causes sudden rise in blood pressure and heart rate. Cocaine related deaths are usually a result of cardiac arrest. Research shows that taking cocaine increases the chance of having a heart attack within the hour by 2400%. Crack cocaine is a form of cocaine that can be smoked, and is the most popular type sold frequently in the streets. The term "crack" comes from the cracking sound the drug makes when it is smoked. Crack cocaine is made by combining the powder form of the drug with ammonia or baking soda and water, then heating the mixture to remove the hydrochloride. It is no accident that Coca-Cola shares the same nickname as cocaine does. Namely the word "coke", the original recipe for the world-famous drink contained cocaine. Combined with caffeine and sugar syrup, it is the approximate 9 milligrams of cocaine per serving which created the original coca-cola boose. The substance was eventually removed and replaced from the recipe in 1903. Colombia is the world's biggest cocaine producer, with a drug trade system worth an annual $10 billion US dollars, however it is the US that profits the most. In Columbia cocaine can be purchased for about $5 US dollars per gram, while in the US it sells for at least $100 US dollars per gram. Research shows that high sugar processed foods have a similar effect on the brain as drugs do. It has been revealed that cupcakes can be as addictive as cocaine. A study found that the addiction to food sweetened with sugar is as serious as an addiction to cocaine. For a long time, cocaine was viewed as a positive stimulant, which enhances both mental and physical performance. Before the downsides of cocaine use were discovered, many people turned to cocaine for inspiration or energy. For example, the famous writer Robert Louis Stevenson wrote the 60 thousand word long: "The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" during a 6-day cocaine high. The story went on to become one of the most famous and distributed pieces of literature ever.

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