Coca-Cola's Secret Coca Imports Beg Question: Why?

June 11, 2011

Before 1903, Coca-Cola included coca, which is derived from coca leaves which also happens to be used to produce cocaine. All imports of coca leaves were banned in 1922, but the Coca-Cola company was granted a secret exception, which remained a secret until a 1980s New York Times  article blew the lid off of the back-room deal. That exception exists to this day. 

Now this really interesting article from Natural News asks a good question: If coca leaves aren't used to make Coca-Cola anymore, what are they doing with nearly 100 million tons of imported cocaine ingredients each year? The article jumps to some really interesting conclusions.

Give it a read and let us know what you think about Coca-Cola's secret coca imports. 


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