The 411 on Crack Cocaine

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  • Crack vs. Cocaine
  • African-Americans and Crack
  • The Myth of the Crack Baby
  • The Disparities of Crack
  • Drug Reform Policies
  • Mayor Rob Ford and Crack Cocaine
  • What Is Crack Cocaine?
  • What Crack Does to Your Body
  • Overcoming Crack Addiction

The Disparities of Crack

In the past, being arrested with crack carried a harsher penalty than cocaine: Crack possession can mean a decade behind bars while cocaine can mean probation, writes the Huffington Post. Eighty percent of those arrested for crack cocaine are African-American. 

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