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How Addictive Is Cocaine?

Question by : How addictive is cocaine?
My friend started to do cocaine and I’m just thinking WTF. And he said hes done it 4 times in the past week. And im really worried. I’m trying to get him to stop, but hes thinks im just being a… Continue reading

Best Way to Help Someone Addicted to Cocaine?

Question by *Cole*: Best way to help someone addicted to cocaine?
she’s 17, and knows that she is addicted but doesn’t want help. Her parents want to put her into treatment but I have little faith in rehab when someone doesn’t want to be there. (obviously this is not my… Continue reading

“Girls”: Next Season Should Probably Be the Last

“Girls”: Next season should probably be the last
Now, of course, 11 episodes later, Jessa is a full-blown cocaine addict. Shoshanna is uncertain of her … Her relationship with Adam is shaky, she's lost the rights to her book, experienced the death of a loved one, and – ironically –… Continue reading

CVS Makes the Right Decision by Quitting Tobacco

CVS Makes the Right Decision by Quitting Tobacco
… even as addictive as heavy illegal drugs, according to the American Heart Association: "Pharmacologic and behavioral characteristics that determine tobacco addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to drugs such as heroin and cocaine.".
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The Three Chemicals Contained in Cigarettes…?

Question by Zac: The three chemicals contained in cigarettes…?
Tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide.

Could someone explain what effect they each have on the body?

Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by Matt A
3? there are more then 800 chemicals found in most cigarettes.

Nicotine acts as a stimulant in… Continue reading