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  • This data collection compares a sample of persons arrested for offenses related to crack cocaine with a sample arrested for offenses related to powdered cocaine. (umich.edu)
  • Official arrest records and supplementary data bases are used to analyze the official arrest, conviction, and incarceration histories of powdered cocaine and crack defendants. (umich.edu)
  • Questions addressed by the collection include: (1) How are defendants charged with crack-related offenses different from defendants charged with offenses related to powdered cocaine? (umich.edu)
  • 2) Is there a difference between the ways the criminal justice system handles crack offenders and powdered cocaine offenders in pretrial detention, charges filed, case dispositions, and sentencing? (umich.edu)
  • 3) How do the criminal careers of crack offenders compare with the criminal careers of powdered cocaine offenders, especially in terms of total arrest rates, frequencies of nondrug crimes, and frequencies of violent crimes? (umich.edu)
  • 4) Is violence more strongly associated with crack dealing than with powdered cocaine dealing? (umich.edu)
  • and (5) How does the developmental history of powdered cocaine sales and possession compare with the history of crack sales and possession? (umich.edu)
  • Crack cocaine is a highly addictive drug with severe long-term health consequences. (using.com)
  • 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)
  • In this cross-sectional study, the researchers sought to classify a sample of HIV-positive African-American crack cocaine smokers into homogenous HIV drug use and sexual risk groups using a two-step multivariate cluster analysis. (thebody.com)
  • Interventions aiming to prevent the secondary spread of HIV infection in African-American crack cocaine smokers should take this variability into account and focus on the differences. (thebody.com)
  • 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)
  • PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] - Women who are clinically depressed at the time they enter drug court have a substantially higher risk of using crack cocaine within four months, according to a new study. (healthcanal.com)
  • 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)
  • drug
  • It's the potent, freebase form of cocaine that can be smoked to produce an intense, euphoric high that is short lived, causing overwhelming cravings for more of the drug. (using.com)
  • According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , "The abuser may become obsessed with the rituals of cocaine administration and may find that many common items or situations trigger cravings for the drug. (using.com)
  • Help
  • The investigators hypothesize that identification of subgroups of cocaine-dependent patients will help to develop targeted and more effective treatments. (clinicaltrials.gov)