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cocaine

koh kayn

  • n  a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive
News & Articles

  • Cocaine found in banana shipments from Colombia
    BRONDBY, Denmark, June 14 (UPI) -- Police in Denmark said workers for a supermarket chain discovered more than 440 pounds of cocaine in banana shipments from Colombia during the past week.
    June 14, 2013 - UPI
  • Cocaine, marijuana, cash seized during traffic stop in NC
    PASQUOTANK COUNTY, NC- More than four kilograms of cocaine, 146 grams of marijuana and more than $68,000.00 cash was found when Pasquotank County authorities made a traffic stop on Wednesday.   Travis Rascoe was arrested after officers stopped his 2010 Chevy Camaro. Sheriff Randy Cartwright says the cocaine has a street value of $342,720.00 and the marijuana a street value of $2,860.00. The F.B ...
    June 13, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads
  • Cocaine Slump Shows Force of Frankfurt Night-Flight Ban: Freight
    Cocaine seizures at Frankfurt airport have fallen by more than 50 percent in two years, providing an insight into the fallout that a ban on night flights has had on Europe’s third-busiest aviation hub.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Helen Mirren in AFP
    Mirren said she used to take "a bit of cocaine. I loved coke. I never did a lot, just a little bit at parties. But what ended it for me was when they caught Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyon, in the early eighties. He was hiding in South America and...
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg in KTAR.com
    In making that determination, the judge may consider the disparity between the guidelines' treatment of crack and powder cocaine offenses,Ginsburg said.
  • Martina Hingis in USA Today
    They say that cocaine increases self-confidence and creates a type of euphoria. I don't know,Hingis said. "I only know that if I were to try to hit the ball while in any state of euphoria, it simply wouldn't work. I would think that it...

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