The Anatomy of a High

When someone snorts or smokes cocaine, which is composed of small crystalline alkaloid molecules, the drug enters the bloodstream and from there eventually crosses into the heart, brain, and other organs. 

Jun 3, 2011
Thomas Kosten

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When someone snorts or smokes cocaine, which is composed of small crystalline alkaloid molecules, the drug enters the bloodstream and from there eventually crosses into the heart, brain, and other organs. Cocaine quickens heart and respiratory rates, but it is in the brain that the drug has its most dramatic effect.

 

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