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March 2011
Cocaine Fast Facts;2011, p1
The article provides information on cocaine, which is almost a combination of two drugs that gives a stimulant and anesthetic effects in a single molecule. It states that cocaine derives from the leaves of the coca bush or the Erythroxylum coca that grows in Peru and Brazil. It adds that the effects of such vary depending on its doses, wherein in low doses, it can decrease appetite and trigger excitement while it will cause anxiety and paranoia when taken in higher doses.


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