What cocaine users look like according to stock photography

What cocaine users look like according to stock photography

VicesJuly 10, 2018

Cocaine, it's said, is a helluva drug.

But damn if it isn't wildly popular right now in America; some might even say blow is the new weed. In fact, according to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, it's estimated that over 32 million Americans have done cocaine in their lifetime at least once and close to 2 million use it monthly.*

These aren't all just dirt-thumbed junkies wearing hoodies, either. Doctors, teachers, cops, lawyers — so many lawyers — are out there doing it. You wouldn't think so looking at stock photography though, God bless their photogenic hearts. Viewing use through the lenses of mass-produced imagery, coke users look a little something like Hollywood D-listers gone awry:

[*But seriously, say no to drugs kids.]