Crack Cocaine - BBC Radio File On 4 Documentary - cheops
Allan Urry investigates the growing impact of crack cocaine on society as its use spreads across the UK's towns and cities. He reports on the violent gangs who supply the drug, police efforts to tackle the organisations behind its distribution and the growing numbers of children taken in to care due to the reckless behaviour of parents.
Once the scourge of sink estates in the UK's largest cities, crack cocaine has now spread all over the UK. The drug is highly addictive, blights lives, and destroys communities. Therapists say the drug creates a psychological dependency where one hit is never enough. The result is a criminal and chaotic lifestyle for addicts who need to binge on the drug to satisfy their cravings.
It creates a ready market for ingenious gangs to exploit...
One episode of approximately 40 minutes.
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