Crack cocaine is made by mixing cocaine with baking soda to make small rocks. It provides intense but short-lived feelings of euphoria, energy and talkativeness.
What else is it called?
Rock, stones, gravel
What does it look like?
A rock of Crack is usually the size of a raisin, off-white crystals like small stones
What is its legal status?
- Class A - that means they’re illegal to have, give away or sell.
- Possession can get you up to seven years in jail.
- Supplying someone else, including your friends, can get you life and an unlimited fine.
How much does it cost?
Around £10 for a 'rock'
What equipment do people use to take it?
Special pipes or improvised ones using plastic bottles, cans or glass tubes. When it is mixed with heroin and injected, this is known as a 'speedball'.
What about dependence/addiction?
Crack is extremely addictive.