Now the drugs don't work... New vaccine stops cocaine and crack having effect on the brain

June 20, 2012

Now the drugs don't work... New vaccine stops cocaine and crack having effect on the brain

Cocaine and crack addicts could soon kick their habit by having a jab that stops the drug getting them high.

The vaccine builds up the immune system so it stops the drug moving from the blood to the brain.

Professor Shankar Vallabhajosula, said: “This offers a whole new treatment paradigm for addiction.”