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Aug 17, 2014

Coke Was Initially Marketed As A Medicinal Drink

Did you know that the coke was initially marketed as a drink with medicinal properties - a sure cure for headache and fatigue and something which could even be administered on babies to give them a head-start in life?
Here are a few vintage coke advertisements that depict coke as a medicinal drink. Note that these ads belong to a time when coke still contained cocaine.

This ad claims that Coke should be administered on babies to give them a better start in life.
This ad portrays Coke as a healthy beverage that relieves fatigue
This ad claims that Coke is even served in leading hospitals
Coke is depicted as the Ideal Brain Tonic - a cure for headache

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