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19th Century - Curing Tooth-Aches with Cocaine

19th Century-Curing Tooth-Aches with Cocaine

In 1895, parents gave their tooth-ache-complaining children "Cocaine Toothache Drops."  For "15 cents" they could buy an "instantaneous cure!"


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Image online, courtesy Addiction Research Unit / University at Buffalo.

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