Anyone with a nickel, black or white, could now drink the cocaine-infused beverage. Middle-class whites worried that soft drinks were contributing to what they saw as exploding cocaine use among African-Americans. Southern newspapers reported that "negro cocaine fiends" were raping white women, the police powerless to stop them. By 1903, [then-manager of Coca-Cola Asa Griggs] Candler had bowed to white fears (and a wave of anti-narcotics legislation), removing the cocaine and adding more sugar and caffeine.
Soon French Wine Coca was illegal -- because of the alcohol, not the cocaine.
Its true cocaine and alcohol are made into cocaethylene in the body by metabolisingRedRum OG;11276493 said:When coke and alcohol combine they make a new superior drug?
is that true? It sounds like some stupid media misinformation but hey who knows
You are absolutely correct!!23536;11278229 said:My issue is, how can anyone even know they have consumed it in active doses? Unless they actually started with cocaethylene powder.
niggleberryJR;11279327 said:How would people feel anything from a bit of oral cola....I don't understand how it was even slightly powerful compared to iv/nasal