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Cocaine wars

Mick McCaffrey

Cocaine wars

Fat Freddie Thompson and the Crumlin/Drimnagh feud

by Mick McCaffrey

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Published by Y Books in Lucan, Co. Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organized crime,
  • Drug traffic,
  • Murder,
  • Gangs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMick McCaffrey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6439.I73 M33 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. :
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24844125M
    ISBN 109781908023032, 9781908023049, 9781908023056
    LC Control Number2011379285

      The annual trade in illegal drugs is worth $ billion. At the heart of it is cocaine. In ZeroZeroZero (the title alludes to the finest grade of the drug) best-selling author Roberto Saviano, who. Blanco was born in Cartagena, Colombia, on the country's north coast. She and her mother, Ana Lucía Restrepo, moved to Medellín when she was three years old. Upon arriving there, she quickly adopted a criminal lifestyle.


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This book is one you should read.5/5(1). Cocaine Wars chronicles the shocking story behind Ireland's deadliest gangland feud: from the growth of the gang under the tutelage of notorious criminals John Gilligan and Martin 'The Viper' Foley, to the brutal way in which they established themselves as Dublin's most feared drugs mob.

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By the late s the cocaine and crack epidemic had subsided as heroin regained popularity among illicit drug users. This book also covers cocaine addiction -- how it happens, who is at risk, how to treat it, and how to find help.

Cocaine includes a list of commonly asked questions about the drug and a self-test to determine if you or someone you love is dependent on cocaine. Cocaine wars, Colombian style: Zero Zero Zero, by Roberto Saviano “This book is dedicated to all the carabinieri in my security detail, “white oil” – or cocaine – which, from.

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Crack cocaine was noted for its instantaneous and intense high, which kept users craving more, thus causing an upsurge in crack cocaine addictions. Between andthe number of cocaine users increased by million people. Crack cocaine causes weight loss, high blood pressure, hallucinations, seizures, and paranoia.

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