Effects of Cocaine Abuse, its Prevention and Treatment
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... Running head: COCAIN ABUSE, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT Effects of Cocaine Abuse, its Prevention and Treatment First Middle initial and Last name Name of University Course Name April 23, 2011 Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant derived from the leaves of the shrub Erythroxylon of which over 250 species are known (Nordegren, 2002). Cocaine is also called coke, rock, snow, toot, blow, dust, nose candy, line, sneeze, powder, liquid lady, white pony, flake, C, the lady and crack. Most of these names come from the way they are used or the way they are prepared. Today, cocaine is a Schedule II drug which means that it has high potential for abuse, but can be administered by a doctor for legitimate...