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Old 07-22-2009, 08:55 PM
 
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all
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Old 07-22-2009, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Germany
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I think crack cocaine is a problem in all large cities and smaller ones to an extent.
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Old 07-22-2009, 09:44 PM
 
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I know in the 1980s crack was a major problem in South Florida.
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Old 07-22-2009, 11:21 PM
 
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all
Not really, you hardly hear about it.
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Old 07-23-2009, 02:04 AM
 
Location: Alaska & Florida
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all
I'm a college student in Florida...I haven't came across anyone who does crack...only weed.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:41 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all

It's not worse than any other state in the union
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:45 AM
 
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Actually my guess is that there's a lower rate of crack consumption than in many other states. Methamphetamine seems to be the drug of choice lately, but again no more than anywhere else.

I've lived here for four years full time and never had anyone offer to sell me drugs. Of course I wasn't out looking for them.
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Old 07-23-2009, 07:47 AM
 
Location: SRQ
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all
Then why are you asking?

Different parts of the state have different drugs of choice. Check out "Behindtheaddiction.com" on utube. I was involved with the documentary; this is but a clip of the whole picture. Pills are very big in the Sarasota area. Herion, crack & meth plus pills abound in Bradenton.

Nine years later, the people my xboyfriend was involved with are still doing the drugs and still being arrested for the same reason, or they're locked up in federal prison or dead.
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Old 07-23-2009, 09:00 AM
 
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Is crack cocaine a major problem in Florida? I don't do crack at all
I believe meth is a worse problem thruout Florida with worse consequences.
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Old 07-23-2009, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Miami
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^^^I agree, and would add prescription drugs too.
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