Crack Heads and Roots Daughters: The Therapeutic Use of Cannabis in Jamaica

Addiction to Crack or Cocaine

Key Findings

Cannabis is commonly used in conjunction with crack cocaine to minimize the undesirable effects of crack pipe smoking, specifically paranoia and weight loss. According to the participating women cannabis cigarettes constitute the cheapest, most effective and readily available therapy for discontinuing crack consumption.

Information and Links


Link: Crack Heads and Roots Daughters: The Therapeutic Use of Cannabis in Jamaica

Year: 2002

DOI: 10.1300/J175v02n03_08


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Addiction to Crack or Cocaine — 3


Likely probability of the efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Addiction to Crack or Cocaine according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

Cannabis