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The ‘standard’ method for consuming cocaine and pulverised opiates
Method Powder is placed in a spoon or on a horizontal surface, one nostril is held closed and the cocaine is ‘sniffed’, often with a drinking straw
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Substance abuse A popular method for consuming cocaine and opiates–one nostril is held closed, the other inhales pulverized cocaine. See Cocaine, Crack.
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