When did crack cocaine hit the scene?

Answer Crack is a solid and freebase form of cocaine. According to, crack came through Florida in 1983 where it "took hold in Miami, followed by New York." Within the next couple years it had ... Read More »

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What is the most Dangerous form of Crack (Crack, Cocaine or Crystal Meth or none of above someother typecrack?

Cocaine and crack are cocaine; cystal meth is methamphetamine, a totally different drug. Crack is much more dangerous than cocaine; its potential for addiction is so bad, one use can cause it. And ... Read More »

How do you test for crack cocaine?

Testing for crack cocaine used to be difficult, but scientific technology and rapid advances in medical research have made it easier. Anonymity and convenience are key concerns for people worried t... Read More »

Who invented crack cocaine?

Various 1970s drug dealers independently created crack cocaine. The dealers converted cocaine to this smokable, more addictive form to increase their profits. The media began reporting on the crack... Read More »

What is in crack cocaine?

Crack cocaine, a smokable, more portent form of cocaine created by "cooking," contains many other substances dangerous to the human body. These other components consist of a wide array of toxic and... Read More »