Coffee With Jeff #82: The John Stith Pemberton Story

31 mins - Published Sun, Apr 3, 2016 by Jeff Kelley

There is the myth about John Stith Pemberton and there is the truth. Today I try to tell the real story of the man who invented Coca-Cola, the world’s favorite soft drink. John was a collage-educated doctor with one of the best laboratories in Atlanta, and he was dealing with a heavy morphine addiction. And we finally answer the question, was cocaine ever in this popular drink?

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Coffee With Jeff

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