Drugs in Real Life: Cocaine, 1st Edition

  • Alexis Burling
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 153215304X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153044
  • DDC: 362.298
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Cocaine is a deadly, addictive drug that ruins people’s lives. This title explores the history of cocaine, how it affects the body, the laws and policies surrounding it, and ways in which people suffering from addiction can recover and quit. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Battle with Cocaine Addiction.
2: What is Cocaine?.
3: Cocaine's Origins.
4: Cocaine and the Law.
5: Cocaine and the Brain.
6: Cocaine and the Body.
7: Consequences of Addiction.
8: Getting Help.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.