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Chasing the Dragon

Posted by ESC on January 28, 2001

In Reply to: Chasing the Dragon posted by NeilB on January 27, 2001

: : : Need origin, if anyone knows it, please let me know!

: : : Thanks!

: : : I've heard it refered to as free basing cocaine.

: The phrase refers to heating cocain and breathing the fumes (as I am sure
: you all knew!). So as cocain when heated gives off white smoke perhaps the
: origin is in chasing the white wispy smoke or because cocain originally
: came from the East. Maybe someone else knows more?

Maybe it refers to a "fire-breathing dragon"?