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Coca-Cola once had cocaine

Fact - Coca-Cola once contained actual cocaine from coca leaves.
Pic Credits: © 2008 Lee Coursey | Coca-Cola in Venice | CC BY-SA | Modified

Cocaine was an ingredient in Coca-Cola for almost 16 years. The company stopped adding the hallucinogenic in the soft drink in 1903. At one time, each glass of CCoca-Cola had 9 milligrams of cocaine.

The “Coca” in the name, Coca-Cola, comes from Coca leaf extract. That’s the reason
coke is still referred to as “dope” in some parts of the US.

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