Frank the truth about drugs
Quote by Frank Zappa: “A drug is not bad. A drug is a chemical compoun...”
Frank Lucas, drug lord portrayed in ‘American Gangster,’ dies
Crack causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the opposite—intense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug. They can experience greatly increased heart rate, muscle spasms and convulsions. Regardless of how much of the drug is used or how frequently, crack cocaine increases the risk that the user will experience a heart attack, stroke, seizure or respiratory breathing failure, any of which can result in sudden death. Smoking crack further presents a series of health risks. Crack is often mixed with other substances that create toxic fumes when burned. As crack smoke does not remain potent for long, crack pipes are generally very short.
Many of the harmful risks and effects are omitted. - Back to Healthy body. Drug misuse can be harmful to your health in both the short term and the long term, and could possibly lead to addiction.
Lucas had been in declining health, according to his former lawyer. He was convicted and sentenced to decades in prison, but he turned informant and was released after about five years. Lucas was quickly arrested again for drug dealing, on a much smaller scale. He served seven more years, getting out again in Lucas was a fixture on the film set, giving Washington advice on such details as how he carried his gun. That lawsuit was tossed out.