freebasing


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freebasing

(fre'bas-ing)
The inhalation of a form of cocaine called free base.
See: cocaine hydrochloride; crack
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It was not entirely new, for a small fraction of extreme cocaine users had been smoking cocaine base, a practice they called "freebasing," for several years before the word "crack" was coined to describe the same drug, used in the same way, but by different people (Siegel, R., 1982; Inciardi, 1987).
Soon enough, a male classmate--ironically played by one of the lead actors from Fox's That '70s Show, the only network series that dares admit that using pot can be fun--introduces a willing Caroline to the pleasures of freebasing cocaine.
Within a matter of days, the teenager goes from perky straight-A student to freebasing zombie who sells her body for drugs.
Back in the all-American safety of midwestern suburbia, the judge's angelic daughter Caroline (Erika Christensen), a prep school standout who shouldn't have a care in the world, slides from casual pot smoking to freebasing cocaine, and worse.
He is sitting erect on a sofa and reading The National Enquirer that says Nicole Brown Simpson liked freebasing and threesomes.
The software includes the garden variety four-letter words, sexual terms, other vulgarities and drug terms like heroine and cocaine and freebasing.
After freebasing without interruption for several days in a row [in 1980], I wasn't able to discern one from the next.(*) Night and day became different shades of gray.
Converting cocaine powder into this paste is a dangerous and lengthy process called "freebasing." Dealers have simplified this process and now sell the product in a nugget form, called "crack" or "rock," for as little as $5 to $15.
Consider crack, a smokable form of cocaine produced from cocaine hydrochloride powder through a chemical process known as freebasing. Smoking crack leads to a much faster and more intense intoxication than sniffing cocaine hydrochloride.
New York, May 30 ( ANI ): Doctors have warned against a new trend where young drinkers inhale their liquor in an effort to gain a greater buzz for fewer calories, by either pouring it over dry ice or 'freebasing' it and sucking up the vapors.
r d He watched helplessly as Whitney and husband Bobby Brown became wasted in the back of his car almost daily, set fire to his limo while "freebasing" cocaine and even indulged in a threesome with an A-list soul singer after a wild night out.