The 411 on Crack Cocaine

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Crack vs. Cocaine

Crack is the purest form of the drug, making it the most dangerous. Crack is made by a chemical process that allows for the drug to be in its "freebase" form in order to be smoked, says Web Med. Also, crack is much cheaper than cocaine and is associated with poverty. Cocaine, the powder form, is extremely expensive and associated with models, Wall Street folks and celebrities. 

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