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Crack epidemic in Brazil

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Crack epidemic hits Brazil

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The American crack epidemic refers to the surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between 1984 and the early 1990s. It contributed to higher murder rates, gang violence, and other crimes, and it greatly changed policing. Crime rates have generally decreased since the US' 1993 peak (while I served).