a bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from coca leaves, used as a local anesthetic and also widely used as an illicit drug for its stimulant and euphorigenic properties.
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How to use cocaine in a sentence
Williams has talked openly about regularly using cocaine in the late ’80s and early ’90s.Wendy Williams seems like the perfect Lifetime movie subject. So why is it so unsettling to watch? | Bethonie Butler | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
A trucking company that carries a load of cocaine on interstate highways is liable for drug trafficking, as would be a drug company whose products caused opiate overdoses.Now is not the time to repeal Section 230, but it should be soon | jakemeth | December 30, 2020 | Fortune
One defendant told investigators that one year, the 22-member Phi Gamma Delta pledge class pooled money to buy an ounce of cocaine for a spring-break trip.Ring of ‘hardened drug dealers’ sold mass amounts of cocaine, other drugs from North Carolina frat houses, feds say | Jaclyn Peiser | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
Because of its method of ingestion, crack cocaine produces a quicker and more acute high.The war on drugs didn’t work. Oregon’s plan might. | Kat Eschner | December 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
Possessing heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and other drugs for personal use is no longer a criminal offense in Oregon.Oregon Just Decriminalized All Drugs – Here’s Why Voters Passed This Groundbreaking Reform | LGBTQ-Editor | December 10, 2020 | No Straight News
Coca-Cola was a wildly popular drink and hangover remedy because, well, it contained cocaine.
cocaine busts, tax cheats, and bribe-taking, born-again Christians: Welcome to the political scandals of 2014.
The characters you play on the show are extremely diverse—ranging from a cocaine-rattled rich boy to an ornery Jewish grandpa.
The night before he bought a lot of crack-cocaine on credit with no way to pay, intending to kill himself after smoking.
He dealt drugs, was addicted to cocaine by the time he was 13, and found himself constantly in trouble with the law.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet | Marlow Stern | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For those who have opium, cocaine, veronal, or heroin to sell can always find a ready market in London and elsewhere.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Such a method is far safer than cocaine, which should never be put in the hands of the patient for any purpose whatever.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
I did not think cocaine a safe drug and never used it, preferring the hay fever to the cocaine habit.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
All three of us were having trouble with snow-blindness; the "zinc and cocaine" tabloids being in great demand.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
I collected from the living voices of my fellow prisoners innumerable jail and cocaine songs, and rhymes of the criminal world.Tramping on Life | Harry Kemp
British Dictionary definitions for cocaine
an addictive narcotic drug derived from coca leaves or synthesized, used medicinally as a topical anaesthetic. Formula: C 17 H 21 NO 4
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Scientific definitions for cocaine
A colorless or white crystalline alkaloid extracted from coca leaves. Cocaine is sometimes used in medicine as a local anesthetic, especially for the eyes, nose, or throat. It is also widely used as an illicit drug for its euphoric and stimulating effects. Chemical formula: C17H21NO4.
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Cultural definitions for cocaine
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