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  • This study will evaluate the efficacy of an integrated 'Retention Clinic' in achieving virologic suppression among HIV-infected cocaine (including crack) users by using a two-group randomized, prospective trial. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A total of 360 HIV-infected individuals who report cocaine (including crack) use will be randomized across both sites (Miami, FL, and Atlanta, GA). Primary hypothesis is that more participants randomized to the 'Retention Clinic' will have undetectable viral load than will participants randomized to the treatment as usual group. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • During the 1980s crack epidemic, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., then a House member, voted to impose harsh sentencing for crack cocaine. (arizonaprisonwatch.org)
  • The law currently requires that judges slap a minimum mandatory sentence of five years on anyone caught with crack cocaine. (arizonaprisonwatch.org)
  • BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - A Charleston man was sentenced on June 25 to 18 years in federal prison for distribution of crack cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • On July 31, 2012, Washington sold .69 grams of crack cocaine to a confidential informant working with the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team (MDENT) in exchange for $100. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Also, on August 7, 2012, Washington met an informant at a predetermined location in Charleston and sold the informant 1.01 grams of crack cocaine in exchange for $200. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Police searched the vehicle and found 241 grams of crack cocaine hidden inside of the center console. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Washington had obtained the crack cocaine the previous day and admitted that he intended to sell it. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Despite widespread popular accounts linking crack cocaine to inner-city decay systematic research has analyzed the effect of the introduction of crack on urban crime. (nber.org)
  • We explain these results by characterizing crack cocaine as a technological" innovation in the market for cocaine intoxication and by positing that different types of crimes" play different roles in the market for illegal drugs. (nber.org)
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  • Those caught with the same amount of powdered cocaine, mostly whites, often middle-class and suburban, get probation and referrals to drug diversion programs. (arizonaprisonwatch.org)