An analysis of cocaine powder in the Netherlands: content and health hazards due to adulterants.

  title={An analysis of cocaine powder in the Netherlands: content and health hazards due to adulterants.},
  author={Tibor Markus Brunt and Sander Rigter and Jani Hoek and Neeltje Vogels and Peter van Dijk and Raymond J. M. Niesink},
  volume={104 5},
AIMS To report on trends in the content and adulterants present in street cocaine (powder) in the Netherlands and to describe the associated health hazards. DESIGN AND PARTICIPANTS Drug consumers handed in samples of cocaine powder from 1999 to 2007 for analysis. Reports were compiled of users' experiences with the samples received. MEASUREMENTS AND ANALYSIS Linear regression analysis was used to assess the trend in adulterated cocaine powder across the study period, and comparison of… CONTINUE READING

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