Latest Tropanes Stories

2010-04-26 11:14:59

Cocaine toxicity due to drug overdose results in more than half a million emergency room visits annually.

2010-02-01 15:55:00

Exciting new activities may help prevent relapse.

2010-01-14 12:41:35

Forensic pathologists have shown that over three per cent of all sudden deaths in south-west Spain are related to the use of cocaine.

2010-01-02 08:45:00

A recent study shows that a bacterial protein may help cocaine addicts break the habit.

2009-11-30 20:44:53

New treatments aimed at strengthening inhibitory control could help prevent relapse.

2009-10-22 13:23:21

Adult male monkeys exposed to cocaine while in the womb have poor impulse control and may be more vulnerable to drug abuse than female monkeys, even a decade or more after the exposure, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

2009-08-17 10:55:00

Trace amounts of cocaine can be found in up to 90 percent of all paper currency in the US, according to a new study.

2009-06-29 17:48:13

Police in Florida say a man was arrested after dropping small plastic bags containing marijuana and cocaine into a bank deposit canister with $200 in cash. Tallahassee police said Wachovia Bank employees called authorities about 4:30 p.m.

2009-06-18 11:11:24

The Mexican navy said it has seized 1,967 pounds of cocaine that was being smuggled inside of frozen sharks. Navy inspectors in the port town of Progreso on the southeastern shore of Mexico said they slit open one of the frozen sharks after detecting an anomaly on an X-ray and black bags filled with rectangular cocaine packets spilled out, CNN reported Friday. The navy said a total 870 packets of cocaine, about 1,967 pounds, were seized from the shark shipment.

2009-06-11 06:40:00

According to a nationwide research study released on Wednesday, cocaine abuse in England rose significantly in the five years between 2003 and 2008.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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