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Cocaine Kola Nuts

Are there still bottles, kegs—anything—out there in the wild that contain Coca-Cola from back when Coca-Cola contained (trace amounts of) cocaine? If yes, would I be breaking laws by purchasing it? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Nov 11, 2016 - 3 answers

Can I go to AA meetings and still use cocaine recreationally?

My drinking is out of control. I've tried to cut down and I can't. It's ruining my relationship, making me irritable and anxious throughout the day, and I've made incredibly dangerous decisions while drunk. I have no one to talk to about this and I want to try AA. However, I would like to continue using coke on occasion. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 31, 2015 - 26 answers

Reagan did it?

How reliable is the idea of CIA introducing or dealing crack cocaine to poor black neighborhoods in the 1980s? How involved was the CIA in drug dealing in general? [more inside]
posted by PinkMoose on Nov 9, 2012 - 8 answers

Fiancee did cocaine and I'm not okay

My best friend of three years, lover, and fiancee did a line of coke today. Intellectually, it shouldn't be that big of a deal, but I cannot stop freaking out. How can I be okay with this, and with him? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 9, 2012 - 78 answers

Was I slipped Rohypnol (roofies)?

Are the day after effects of Cocaethylene (cocaine and alcohol) and Rohypnol (roofies) similar? [more inside]
posted by xxxsweetambitionxxx on Jul 30, 2012 - 27 answers

drug addled chimp?

Trying to locate a study in which they gave a chimpanzee (or other ape?) all the hard drugs he wanted (though it may have just been cocaine and/or heroin?) and found that with sufficient care, the subject actually lived a perfectly healthy and long life. [more inside]
posted by imagineerit on Jun 18, 2012 - 4 answers


What would make a good visual substitute for cocaine? [more inside]
posted by run"monty on Feb 28, 2012 - 14 answers

Looking for a drug addict support organization besides NA

Please suggest support groups for recovering drug addicts besides Narcotics Anonymous (NA). [more inside]
posted by stedman15 on Apr 29, 2011 - 14 answers

Cocaine or emeralds in Colombia: which has been more devastating?

Does anyone know Colombia well enough to assert or refute Roberto Escobar's claim that the emerald business had been a greater source of violence than the drug cartels ever has? [more inside]
posted by fantasticninety on Mar 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Help us understand the crack epidemic of the 80s and 90s.

My son is doing research on the crack epidemic of the 80s and 90s and we're having trouble locating source material. [more inside]
posted by Obscure Reference on Oct 12, 2010 - 19 answers

Found a baggie of white powder, so how do I identify it?

Found a baggie of white powder, so how do I identify it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 18, 2010 - 48 answers

its a helluva drug

Can anyone help me ID a long dj mix which, using samples, details the history of cocaine? [more inside]
posted by mannequito on Apr 14, 2010 - 1 answer

Cocaine and the arts

How can you tell when art has been made under the influence of cocaine? [more inside]
posted by soundofsuburbia on Feb 24, 2010 - 11 answers

How do you get a 19 year old who has already been convicted of a felony into rehab for cocaine abuse?

How do you get a 19 year old who has already been convicted of a felony into rehab for cocaine abuse? Family complications outlined inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 7, 2009 - 8 answers

are there legal substances that mimic (some of) the effects of cocaine?

are there legal substances that mimic (some of) the effects of cocaine? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Jul 30, 2009 - 31 answers

Dad's a drunk.

My ex is a drunk, so I threw him out. However, we have a young child, and I'm having a hard time figuring out where to go from here. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 23, 2009 - 14 answers


I live in Chicago and need to help a friend get into a drug rehab program. I have no idea where to start. Please help! [more inside]
posted by youngergirl44 on Dec 12, 2008 - 12 answers

Fake mustache or coke sign?

What exactly does it mean when someone holds their finger under their nose as if making a fake mustache? Details inside.. [more inside]
posted by hammerthyme on Sep 17, 2008 - 36 answers

"Ah, yes, the subtle tannic notes tell me this is an early Medellin."

So, does cocaine have terroir? [more inside]
posted by fairytale of los angeles on Sep 12, 2008 - 21 answers

Pregnancy after a youth of drink and drugs?

Assuming a woman has given up alcohol, to which she was strongly attached for 15 years, and has also given up cocaine and ecstasy (MDMA), which she used regularly, and she is now drink and drug free: could this past of substance-abuse affect her pregnancy in any way? And if so, what could she do to minimise the effects? For clarity: she's not pregnant at the moment, but would like to have a baby. [more inside]
posted by londongeezer on Jun 4, 2008 - 16 answers


Can you recommend a drug rehab in southern California for a dear friend? [more inside]
posted by jclovebrew on Jul 25, 2007 - 4 answers

Why is coca only cultivated in South America?

I'd like to know about cocaine, please. Actually I want to know about coca, and why it's only grown commercially in South America? Why don't they grow it in the Golden Triangle, for example? I've seen a coca bush growing in Sri Lanka, so clearly it can be cultivated in other areas. And why don't people try to grow it hydroponically? Also, how much coca leaf does it take to make a gram of cocaine? [more inside]
posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese on Jul 12, 2007 - 20 answers

Orgins of "keyed up" and "keeping my nose clean"?

What are the origins of the terms: "keyed up" and "keeping my nose clean"? [more inside]
posted by cwarmy on Dec 21, 2006 - 6 answers

Blog lost in the tubes...

Help me find a blog about a British man who snorts cocaine and enjoys prostitutes. There's [more inside]
posted by pants tent on Dec 9, 2006 - 6 answers

Take it to Jacob and play "which hues the bluest?"

Does crack/cocaine burn blue when smoked or freebased? [more inside]
posted by Satapher on Nov 29, 2006 - 22 answers

How does a guy who doesn't do coke test positive several times?

I have a friend is currently getting railroaded out of the Army for cocaine use. He tested hot at least twice (just above whatever measure they use). Problem is, he's never used cocaine. Yes, I believe him. [more inside]
posted by John Kenneth Fisher on Oct 2, 2006 - 6 answers

Help me find a drug advertisement please.

I'm looking for old ads of when various illegal drugs were still legal. One in particular. [more inside]
posted by [insert clever name here] on Sep 8, 2006 - 9 answers

How can help my friend stop her slide into addict-hood?

My friend has gone from an occasional cocaine user to a regular (daily) user. As someone who has experimented with drugs, I never felt comfortable getting overly moralistic with her about her cocaine use, even though it always bothered me. But she's gotten to the point where she is snorting a few times an hour every night and almost all weekend. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 3, 2006 - 19 answers

Help me fake a coke high

This is your actor on drugs - specifically cocaine. [more inside]
posted by rainbaby on Aug 5, 2005 - 55 answers

No more drugs - what about charges?

If police found a container that to them obviously contained drugs (but there were no drugs in it, except for maybe a small coating of dust in the case of cocaine, or a few flakes of marijuana), could they charge you with anything? (The container in this instance would be a baggie or a box, nothing that is explicity "drug paraphanalia.")
posted by agregoli on Feb 9, 2005 - 26 answers

What is the street name for the practice of ingesting cocaine by blowing it up your anus?

What is the street name for the practice of ingesting cocaine by blowing it up your anus?

(I only read about it, I swear)
posted by magullo on Jul 22, 2004 - 45 answers

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