Even Drug Dealers Understand the Power of Branding — Wired has a fascinating, if somewhat morbid piece on the branding practices of heroin dealers. Read the blog post at http://www.trademarkwise.com/blog/2014/9/12/even-drug-dealers-understand-the-power-of-branding. History, Bayer Heroines, Drugs, Treats Children, Old Bottle, Medicine, Vintage Ads, Antique, Children Suffering
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A banner for Bayer Pharmaceutical Products listing the company’s three flagship products: Aspirin (“for headaches”), Heroin (“for coughs”), and Heroin Hydrochloride (“water soluble”).
Now, this is terrifying! A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine... It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.