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Hooked: Illegal Drugs & How They Got That Way - Cocaine, the Third Scourge (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | History  -  15 October 2000 (USA)
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Derived from South America's coca leaf, cocaine was touted as a cure-all in the late 19th century and was the secret ingredient in many medicines and elixirs such as Coca-Cola. But ... See full summary »

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Pam Lingle ...
Herself - Former Addict
Mark Saunders ...
Himself - Former Addict
Tony Anderson ...
Himself - Austin, Texas (as Dr. Tony Anderson)
Darryl Inaba ...
Himself
Lester Grinspoon ...
Himself
Patricia M. Tice ...
Herself
David Musto ...
Himself
Cliff Schaffer ...
Himself
John McWilliams ...
Himself - Penn State
Joseph McNamara ...
Himself
Robert DuPont ...
Himself
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Himself (archive footage)
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Herself (archive footage)
Lou Rice ...
Himself (as Louis Rice)
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Derived from South America's coca leaf, cocaine was touted as a cure-all in the late 19th century and was the secret ingredient in many medicines and elixirs such as Coca-Cola. But cocaine's allure quickly diminished as racism entered the picture - the concept of the "cocaine-crazed Negro" even led police to strengthen the caliber of their guns from .32 to .38. We'll see how, though it was outlawed in 1914, its popularity soared in the 1980s and '90s and gave birth to a deadlier form - crack. Written by Anonymous

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