About John Coates

Author Archive | John Coates

Old time cough syrup labeling and the side effects of medical disclaimers

Check out the interesting active ingredients in this 100-year-old cough syrup label: Alcohol (less than 1%), Cannabis Indica F.E. (a.k.a. marijuana) Chloroform Morphia, Sulph. (a.k.a morphine) Note how these ingredients are “skillfully combined with a number of other ingredients.” What were the other ingredients? Coca leaves? Amyl nitrate? Do they call it “One Night” cough […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
© 1997-2017 Outsource Marketing