crack cocaine


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crack cocaine

n.
Chemically purified, very potent cocaine in pellet form that is smoked through a glass pipe and is considered highly and rapidly addictive.

[From its preparation by breaking cocaine crystals into pellets.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crack cocaine - a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snortedcrack cocaine - a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive
cocain, cocaine - a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
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Details of those sentenced: Meshach Masiah Duncan, 31, of Weeford Drive, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and two counts of conspiracy to supply heroin.
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? Jack Ross, 21, Prenton Green, Speke, Liverpool - convicted of conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine. Sentenced to five years and six months.
Jake Burrows, 24, of Thorn Tree Close, Hale, Liverpool, was convicted of conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine.
Stephen Barlow, 42, of Second Avenue, Oldham, and Aaron Wren, 33, of Lancaster Drive, Salford, were both charged with three counts of supplying crack cocaine and three counts of supplying heroin.
It led to charges being brought against nine people - including eight men aged between 24 and 54 and a 26-year-old woman - who are all facing allegations of conspiring to supply crack cocaine and heroin.
They also found heroin and crack cocaine, some of which was organised into street deals.
The understanding of the phenomenon object of this study depends on the crack cocaine users' account, the content of their dreams and the meaning they assign to them.
Officers found a quantity of crack cocaine, heroin and cash, which they seized.
Kelly, 41, initially denied two charges of possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply, but before trial admitted two alternative counts of being concerned in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine.
Officers recovered at least two kilogrammes of suspected heroin and half a kilogramme of suspected crack cocaine on Wednesday, January 16.
Boyce announced Thursday that Alphonso Pierre Allison, 47, of Carbondale was sentenced to 188 months in prison following his previous guilty plea to charges of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and heroin, unlawful distribution of heroin, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.