Cocaine is the second most trafficked drug in the world as of right now. Among people from age 15-34, an estimated 7.5 million of them have used cocaine at least once in their life. A national drug survey in 2006 reported that 35.3 million Americans from the age 12 years or older have used cocaine before. 6.9% of people ages 18-25 have said they have used cocaine. Among high schoolers, 8.5% of seniors reported having used cocaine at some point in their life.
Emotional consequences: A first, cocaine can make you feel confident and joyful. But, as time goes on, a person who is taking cocaine will begin to have strong cravings, anxiety, paranoia, and begin having panic attacks. Physical consequences: slurred speech, dizziness, tight chest, bloody nose, convulsions, delusions, confusion, nausea, etc. Mental consequences: problem solving and memory problems.