I showed Rosa this article tonight and she said she will believe it when she sees it.
"There is too much money to be made in crack cocaine and powder cocaine by law enforcement types and politicians," she told me. "They need to be working on a vaccine for alcoholics. They are, by far, the most economically and socially damaging group of addicts."
Rosa was right in my opinion.
Baylor doctors say shots block the drug's high
By TODD ACKERMAN
Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
The needle may be one of addiction's enduring symbols, but two Houston researchers hope injections of modified cocaine actually provide the first-ever medication for people hooked on the destructive drug.
The Baylor College of Medicine scientists have developed a cocaine vaccine, currently in clinical trials, that stimulates the immune system to attack the real thing when it's taken.
As a result, cocaine no longer provides a kick.
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