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Old 11-12-2013, 09:02 PM   #31
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Agree.....probably why there isn't any cocaine in Coca-Cola any more. Good decision.

WHAT? When did that happen????
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:08 PM   #32
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Coca Cola started out life as a headache remedy with cocaine as an ingredient. Back then, cocaine was not regulated.
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Old 11-12-2013, 10:48 PM   #33
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This is what Wikipedia says about cocaine in Coca Cola:

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Pemberton called for five ounces of coca leaf per gallon of syrup, a significant dose; in 1891, Candler claimed his formula (altered extensively from Pemberton's original) contained only a tenth of this amount. Coca-Cola once contained an estimated nine milligrams of cocaine per glass. In 1903, it was removed.[57] After 1904, instead of using fresh leaves, Coca-Cola started using "spent" leaves – the leftovers of the cocaine-extraction process with trace levels of cocaine.[58] Coca-Cola now uses a cocaine-free coca leaf extract prepared at a Stepan Company plant in Maywood, New Jersey.[59]

So, it's been a long time since there was cocaine in Coca Cola.
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Old 11-12-2013, 11:21 PM   #34
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bring back the old cola and you can have the trans fats.
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bring back the old cola and you can have the trans fats.
I don't think we had artificial trans fats back when Coca Cola had active cocaine. 1903 was a long time ago.
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Old 11-13-2013, 05:50 AM   #36
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you're right. the exchange might need to be a metaphoric one.
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