43,822. West Las Vegas is one of the city’s most drug-ridden neighbourhoods. It’s a hotbed for Vegas’ crack cocaine industry. (Drugs & Las Vegas & Las Vegas & Crack Cocaine & Gangstas) Drugs Inc: High Stakes Vegas
43,829. Whammy is fake crack cocaine. (Drugs & New Orleans & Gangstas & Crack Cocaine) Drugs Inc: Hurricane Blow
43,887. Crack may be cheap but the quality has gone down. (Drugs & Detroit & Gangstas & Crack Cocaine) Drugs Inc: Motor City Rush
43,890. Montana: known as the Treasure State. This is Big Sky country, and a state awash with Crack. (Drugs & Crack Cocaine & Montana) Drugs Inc: Meth Boom Montana
44,256. Smoked or injected the euphoric high enslaves addicts. Users and the communities it infects pay a terrible price. (Crack & Drugs) Drugs Inc: Crack s2e1
44,257. When smoked it hits the brain in seconds giving the user an intense high. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,258. Crack gets its names from the crackling sound it makes when smoked. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,259. The black market in crack cocaine is estimated to be worth at least eighty billion dollars. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,260. Other addicts steal to pay their dealer. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,261. Cocaine production has devastated the natural environment. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,262. Peru is the world’s biggest producer of coca leaves. (Crack Cocaine & Peru & Drugs) ibid.
44,263. Paco [paste] produces a powerful and addictive high when smoked ... Dubbed poor man’s Crack, Paco is a cocktail of poisonous chemicals. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,264. Paco addiction has spread like wildfire across South America in the last decade. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
44,265. The further north it travels the more expensive it becomes. (Crack & Drugs) ibid.
70,777. $200 a day ... Whatever she earns immediately goes on Crack. (Drugs & Crack & Texas) Drugs Inc: Dallas Dope Cowboys s5e8
70,778. The cartels have infiltrated Dallas. (Drugs & Crack & Texas) ibid.
43,763. ‘I love it. More than anything. More than life itself, you know. But yet I hate it worse than anything.’ (Drugs & Crack) High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell, Community Channel 2013, woman on crack
43,764. Three weeks later Brenda leaves Boo Boo. She hides at the house of her ex-boyfriend Mike. (Drugs & Crack) ibid. caption
43,765. To get money for crack Dickie commits a series of violent crimes. He is arrested for the 27th time. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,766. Brenda is now four months pregnant. She decides to enter a drug rehab program. She is back with Boo Boo. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,767. One month later Brenda is running out of time for an abortion. Her drug addiction has gotten worse. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,768. Brenda doesn’t show up for her abortion. Three weeks later Brenda disappears from Lowell. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,769. Boo Boo starts to fall apart. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,770. Boo Boo stays off crack for three months. He joins an HIV support group. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,771. Dickie spends his last night cracking up with Boo Boo. In the morning he will be sentenced to a long prison term. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
43,772. Boo Boo lives in Lowell. His crack habit is $200 a day. Dickie is in a state prison. He will be eligible for parole in 1999. Brenda is still missing. No-one in Lowell has seen her. (Drugs & Crack) ibid.
44,231. A new form of the drug appeared – Crack. (Cocaine & Crack) How Drugs Work: Cocaine
50,312. Clint Eastwood: ‘See this cute little vial here: it’s crack. Rock cocaine. The most addictive form. You think it’s the glamour drug of the eighties ... If you’ve got to die for something, this sure ain’t it.’ (Advertisement & Crack Cocaine) David Walliam’s Awfully Good Ads, Channel 4 2011, ‘Just Say No’
76,523. The House That Crack Built. (House & Crack) Ian Pattison, Rab C Nesbitt: Fight, Rab opens local drop-in centre
96,782. Not only did most of the crack dealers still live in the projects, but most of them still lived at home with their moms. Steven D Levitt & Stephen J Dubner, Freakonomics
96,791. Along with the bad pay, the foot soldiers faced terrible job conditions. For starters, they had to stand on a street corner all day and do business with crackheads. (Gangstas & Crack Cocaine) ibid.
96,792. So if crack dealing is the most dangerous job in America, and if the salary was only $3.30 an hour, why on earth would anyone take such a job? (Gangstas & Crack Cocaine) ibid.
96,793. The problem with crack dealing is the same as in every other glamour profession: a lot of people competing for a very few prizes. (Gangstas & Crack Cocaine) ibid.
96,805. As veteran crack dealers were killed or sent to prison, younger dealers decided that the smaller profits didn’t justify the risk. The tournament had lost its allure. ibid.
96,841. Crack use was nonexistent until the early 1980s, and spiked like mad in 1985, peaking in 1989. That it arrived early on the West Coast, but became more prevalent in the cities of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic States. And that it produced a remarkable level of gun violence, particularly among young black men, who made up the bulk of street-level crack dealers. ibid.
100,524. Crack usage peaked around 1989 but it never went away. (Cocaine & Crack) Cocaine: History Between the Lines, History 2014
101,554. Crack is an epidemic in the United States. Cities of all sizes are falling prey to its devastation. The events you are about to see were filmed in Palm Beach County, Florida over a period of eight weeks. America Undercover: Crack USA: Country Under Siege, 1989, caption
101,555. ‘It’s just like getting cookies from a store; you can go anywhere and get it.’ ibid. blond dude
101,556. Since crack hit, juvenile assaults are up 50%. Juvenile armed robberies are up 600%. Six in ten crimes are now crack related. ibid. commentary
103,081. Rick Kirkham shot over 3,000 hours of film and video. He never watched any of it. Rick was born in Oklahoma City 1958. Rick had the perfect family. (Crack & Addiction & Video) TV Junkie, 2006, captions
103,082. While covering drug raids [as a reporter], the police introduced Rick to crack cocaine. Rick’s story on the Nasty Boys gained nationwide attention. In 1988 he was hired to report for Inside Edition. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,083. May 9th 1993: I am checked in as an impatient in the chemical dependency unit. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid. Rick on video
103,084. And that’s how horrible the addiction is: and yet it takes over your mind. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid. Rick on crack
103,085. This addiction is gonna kill me. The terrible thing is you don’t think about your family, your friends, your career. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,086. Very raw and animalistic … How can something be so euphoric and good and so terrible; you do it you know it can kill ya. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,087. It’s totally debilitating. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,088. I’m a video junkie. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,089. 7 years now I’ve done basically at least three nights a week if not more. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,090. I got the letter from Inside … Terminated because of non-diligent and unfaithful service. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,091. Ricky, you mamma is trying to send your daddy to jail. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,092. 8.50 in the morning and Rick’s not home. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid. Tammy
103,093. I’ve virtually destroyed my life. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,094. After ten days Rick returns home from his second rehab. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
103,095. They filed for divorce. (Crack & Addiction & Video) ibid.
108,571. Crack: It was like watching a strategically-engineered ad campaign; talk about perfect product placement - did we mention it’s cheap and strong and very addictive? It’s only five dollars now so stay away from it! (Drugs & Crack) American Drug War: The Last White Hope, 2007
108,611. Crack cocaine: it’s the king of all drugs, the undisputed champion of Class A narcotics; it’s expensive, tiny and very very addictive. It’s a drug-dealer’s dream. (Crack & Addiction) Crackhouse, BBC 2003
108,612. Every single one of my friends were now either crack addicts or crack dealers. (Crack & Addiction) ibid.
108,613. Virginia’s got two other kids but she doesn’t live with them. (Crack & Addiction) ibid.
108,614. Virginia’s burnt out a lot of houses. (Crack & Addiction) ibid.