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95,609. No longer is it primarily an exotic and ballyhooed indulgence of high-gloss entrepreneurs. Hollywood types and high rollers, as it was only three or four years ago – the most conspicuous of consumptions, to be sniffed from the most chic of coffee tables through crisp, rolled-up $100 bills. Today, in part precisely because it is such an emblem of wealth and status, coke is the drug of choice for perhaps millions of solid, conventional and often upwardly mobile citizens. Time magazine, July 1981
11,465. I started taking cocaine and drink ... I turned into a babbling fucking wreck. (Art & Alcohol & Cocaine & Drink) Damien Hirst, On the Way to Work 2001
17,338. An ex-British colony. It’s only a small country but it plays a significant part in the international multi-billion-dollar business of cocaine smuggling. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) Ross Kemp on Gangs: Belize 3/4
17,339. Belize has become a central part of the narcotics highway. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,340. Belize City, home to some three thousand gangsters ... population of just sixty-nine thousand. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,341. Belize is a city on the verge of anarchy. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,342. There are twenty-three gangs in this small city. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,343. The police coastguard have eight boats to create a deterrent. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,344. Dog Pound are aptly named because of their reputation for biting their enemies. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,345. One of the most feared gangs in Belize City: George Street. (Gangstas & Cocaine & Belize) ibid.
17,766. Los Solidas’ biggest money-maker though was the sale of cocaine and crack. (Gangstas: Connecticut & Connecticut & Cocaine & Crack Cocaine) Gangland: Blood in the Streets
18,126. There’s a new front line in the War against organised crime: in southern Italy’s rugged highlands a previously unknown criminal group meets ... Europe’s biggest cocaine traffickers. (Gangstas & Italy & Mafia: Italy & Cocaine) John Dickie, This World: The Mafia's Secret Bunkers, BBC 2013
19,953. Cornell also began to develop a market for an uptown drug: cocaine. (Gangstas: Washington & Washington & Drugs & Cocaine) American Gangster: Cornell Jones
19,955. Hanover Place became known as DC’s first open-air market for cocaine 24/7. (Gangstas: Washington & Washington & Drugs & Cocaine) ibid.
20,060. A little coke money doesn’t hurt nobody. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Scarface 1983 ***** starring Al Pacino & Michelle Pfeiffer & Steven Bauer & Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio & Robert Loggia & Miria Colon & F Murray Abraham et al, director Brian de Palma, Chico to Tony
20,341. This is Grade A 100% pure Colombian cocaine, ladies and gentlemen. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Blow 2001 starring Johnny Depp & Jesse James & Penelope Cruz & Franka Potente & Rachel Griffiths & Paul Reubens & Jordi Molla & Cliff Curtis & Max Perlich et al, director Ted Demme, opening remarks
20,343. Senor Pablo Escobar – for those of you living on the moon for the last twenty years he was it, the boss of it all. (GBH Films & Cocaine) ibid. George
20,344. Cocaine exploded upon the American culture like an atomic bomb. (GBH Films & Cocaine) ibid.
20,345. I snorted ten grams in ten minutes once. (GBH Films & Cocaine) ibid.
20,467. By 1987 London was covered in a white blanket. (GBH Films & Cocaine) The Business 2005 starring Danny Dyer & Tamer Hassan & Geoff Bell & Georgina Chapman & Linda Henry & Roland Manookian & Camille Coduri & Andy Parfitt et al, director Nick Love
20,555. We’re now partners. Cocaine straight to Hong Kong from now on. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Infernal Affairs II 2003 starring Anthony Wong & Eric Tsang & Carina Lau & Francis Ng & Edison Chen & Shawn Yeu & Hu Jun & Joe Cheung & Arthur Wong & Teddy Chan et al, directors Andrew Lau & Alan Mak, Thai guy to Hon Sam
20,778. I’m not a gangster; I’m a businessman whose commodity happens to be cocaine. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Layer Cake 2004 starring Daniel Craig & Colm Meaney & Kenneth Cranham & George Harris & Jamie Foreman & Sienna Miller & Michael Gambon & Marcel Iures & Tom Hardy & Tamer Hassan & Ben Whishaw & Burn Gorman et al, director Matthew Vaughn
21,199. Cocaine is America’s cup of coffee. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Blood In, Blood Out 1993 starring Damian Chapa & Jesse Borrego & Benjamin Bratt & Enrique Castillo & Delroy Lindo & Victor Rivers & Geoffrey Rivas & Tom Towles & Carlos Carrasco et al, director Taylor Hackford, inmate
21,209. The big bucks are in drugs. Especially in selling coke. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Cidade De Deus 2002 [City of God] starring Alexandre Rodrigues & Leandro Firmino & Phellipe Haagensen & Douglas Silva & Jonathan Haagensen & Matheus Nachtergaele & Seu Jorge & Alice Braga et al, directors Fernando Meirelles & Katia Lund
21,210. The business now belongs to Li’l Ze. And that we’ll be selling coke. (GBH Films & Cocaine) ibid. Li’l Ze takes over
21,211. The City teemed with addicts and Li’l Ze grew rich. (GBH Films & Cocaine) ibid.
21,552. After three hours I gave up my career as a rapper and went back to selling Coke … it was like minimum wage. (GBH Films & Rap & Cocaine) Get Rich or Die Tryin’ 2005 starring Curtis 50 Cent Jackson & Marc John Jefferies & Terrence Howard & Joy Bryant & Omar Benson Miller & Bill Duke & Viola Davis et al, director Jim Sheridan
22,448. I think I’ll put some powder on my nose. (GBH Films & Film Noir & Cocaine) Farewell, My Lovely aka Murder, My Sweet 1944 starring Dick Powell & Claire Trevor & Anne Shirley & Otto Kruger & Miles Mander & Mike Mazurki & Douglas Walton & Ralf Harolde & Esther Howard & Ernie Adams et al, director Edward Dmytryk, client to Marlowe at club
22,595. Hey, Frank, how’s the cocaine business? Oh that’s right, you’re not a drug dealer, you’re an importer. (GBH Films & Cocaine) Murphy's Law 1986 starring Charles Bronson & Carrie Snodgress & Robert F Lyons & Kathleen Wilhoite & Angel Tompkins & Janet MacLachlan & Lawrence Tierney & Richard Romanus et al, director J Lee Thompson, Bronson to geezer in restaurant
28,425. Cocaine and nicotine – New World substances – found in Egyptian mummies from 1000 A.D. (United States & Cocaine & Egypt) Who Really Discovered America?