crack house

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crack house

n. Slang
A building or apartment where crack cocaine is regularly sold, used, or produced.
Translations

crack house

nBezugsstelle ffür Crack, Crackhaus nt
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Roger Scott, 48, expresses his shock at seeing London Mayor Boris Johnson at his front door as police smashed it down during dawn raids on suspected crack houses "I always suspected there were a lot of people out there who were glad to see the back of me" TV's Carol Vorderman on winning the Rear of the Year award "I think I did the legal profession a huge service by not becoming a lawyer - I would have been useless" Actor Hugh Bonneville on his original career plans
What I would also like to see is that after the homes are raided and drugs found the other occupants are removed and the property is boarded up like they do with crack houses.
Cops have drawn up a list of suspects to visit during their latest campaign which will target both low level drug dealers and crack houses.
The Government, to its credit, has given new powers to the police and councils to close crack houses and get drug dealers off the streets.
Throughout the course of the week officers carried out 61 raids on suspected cannabis factories and crack houses.
Neighbourhood policing officers have arrested 18 suspected drug dealers, closed three crack houses, uncovered a cannabis farm and seized heroin, cannabis, amphetamine and cash worth more than pounds 23,000 in Newtown over the last six months.
At least four crack houses are operating in one Birmingham constituency, an MP has warned.
POLICE last night closed down two crack houses in North Wales.
A jamaican drug dealer who set up crack houses in South Wales has been jailed and recommended for deportation when released.
With the completion of its Learning Corridor model, the institution helped displace crack houses with new public schools, affordable housing, a community-based public health organization, and public television and radio.
Existing laws used to close crack houses and other drug dens will be the model for a new power to cover any property - including houses or business premises.