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Cocaine and Heart Disease

Cocaine and Heart Disease

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Published by Rodney A Samaan

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Published by: Rodney A Samaan on Feb 17, 2012
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Cardiology Conference
Rodney Samaan, MD, MPH11/18/09
 
History
1884Sigmund Freud publishes On Coca;he recommends theuse of cocaine in the treatment of various conditions
1886Introduction of Coca-Cola: contains cocaine syrup
1895First cases of associated deaths reported in the Lancet
19125000 cocaine related fatalities per year
1914Harrison¶s Narcotics Act:
"An Act To provide for the registration of, withcollectors of internal revenue, and to impose a special tax on all persons who produce,import, manufacture, compound, deal in, dispense, sell, distribute, or give away opiumor coca leaves, their salts, derivatives, or preparations, and for other purposes."
1970¶s -80¶sDays of Glory
Mid-80¶sFreebase cocaine

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