History of Coke
Coke used processed coca leaves, which eliminated the cocaine and replaced the wine with seltzer water, but people all over the world still crave it everyday.
Opium cured coughing and diarrhea, an all-purpose drug. Some parents also slipped their babies a dose of laudanum, a mixture of opium and alcohol, to make them sleep. These drugs made people not care much that they were sick. Maybe life was better in the old days.
There were many more pills, potions, and notions about health and wellness,
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