These Cocaine Ads From The 1970s Show How Much Our World Has Changed

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Cocaine ads? What is this, some kind of loose European nation enabling its addicts? Nope. It’s the United States back in the 1970s. Through the 70s and 80s, one drug rules them all. That drug was cocaine.

Before it was rendered illegal, the sale of drug paraphernalia was big business. These vintage commercials show luxurious black sofas, sexy women, and lots of cocaine. These ads ran from ’76 to ’81.

Quite a different world back them, huh?