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How popular is crack?

Laura Barton, The Guardian, 23 January 2008

FOOTAGE HAS emerged of the troubled songstress Amy Winehouse apparently smoking crack at her home in east London. The substance is widely regarded as the "down-and-out" drug. "Crack is whack," as Whitney Houston once put it. But is it growing in popularity?

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