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What is addiction Addiction 1 drug dependence a state of physiological or psychological dependence on a drug liable to have a damaging effect 2 devotion great interest in something to which a lot of time is devoted If you cannot live without any kind of mind altering substances for an absolute minimum of one year then you are a mind altering substance addict No exceptions And excuses like Oh I am not an addict I just like to Because it helps me Or makes me feel better etc are simply baloney What is cocaine Cocaine is an alkaloid found in leaves of the South American shrub Erythroxylon coca It is a powerfully reinforcing psychostimulant The drug induces a sense of exhilaration in the user primarily by blocking the reuptake of the neurotransmitter dopamine in the midbrain In pre-Columbian times the coca leaf was officially reserved for Inca royalty The natives used coca for mystical religious social nutritional and medicinal purposes Coca was initially banned by the Spanish Crack-cocaine delivers an intensity of pleasure completely outside the normal range of human experience It offers the most wonderful state of consciousness and the most intense sense of being alive the user will ever enjoy She will access heightened states of being whose modes are unknown to chemically-na contemporaries Groping for adequate words crack-takers sometimes speak of the rush in terms of a whole-body orgasm Cocaine is made of the leaves of the coca plant Coca plant is originally coming from South America During 2000 the majority approximately 75 of the coca was grown in Colombia then Peru and then Bolivia Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug of abuse Crack is the street name given to cocaine Once having tried cocaine an individual cannot predict or control the extent to which he or she will continue to use the drug The major ways of using cocaine are sniffing or snorting
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