Rock cocaine, more commonly known as Crack, is far less expensive than pure cocaine, but is so addictive that users often get into financial trouble to pay for their habit. Pure cocaine is mixed with other chemicals to form crystals. These crystals are then burnt, and the fumes are inhaled. Crack cocaine is highly addictive and very dangerous. Its effect is the same as regular cocaine - the user becomes highly energetic and uninhibited. For young people in particular this is a major concern, as it makes them more likely to engage in unprotected sex, as well as being likely to turn to crime in order to pay for the drug.
Crack is normally smoked through a glass pipe that contains a copper wire filter. Crack 'equipment' to look out for includes:
Signs that a person is using Crack include: