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Multiple Choice Questions for Pharmacists (3rd Edition)

Multiple Choice Questions for Pharmacists (3)

If you are preparing Drug laws, I have some good news. Recently, a little pharmacy and medical ebook of mine has been published on Amazon Kindle. This book is “Multiple Choice Questions for Pharmacists” (3rd Edition). You can get the book here:

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Cocaine and its use in California

Cocaine (Credit: ljcesca/Flickr)
Cocaine (Credit: ljcesca/Flickr)

Cocaine:

Cocaine is a narcotic (alkaloid) obtained from coca leaves native to South America (National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2013). Street names of cocaine are “C”, “Mojo”, “Aunt Nora”, “Dust”, “Charlie”, “Snow”, “Bernice”, “Toot”, “Nose Candy”, and “Sniff”. There is another form of cocaine, i.e. “freebase” cocaine. In this form, cocaine alkaloid in cocaine hydrochloride is “freed” from other components. It has less ability to be dissolved in the blood or mucous membranes of the nasal passages, but it can be effectively volatilized and smoked. Continue reading Cocaine and its use in California