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ragingloli's avatar

The German State Hessen has recently banned the sale of Red Bull Cola, because it contains traces of cocaine and this ban will like be extended nationwide. What do you think of this ban?

Asked by ragingloli (35788 points ) May 23rd, 2009
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The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

Do you have a link to this? I’d be interested in reading about it.

hug_of_war's avatar

I think it’s good. I’ve always been weary of red bull

The_Compassionate_Heretic's avatar

Thank you.
I wonder if all Red Bull cola has cocaine. That would be a huge ethical lapse since cocaine is highly addictive even in small doses.

Good for Germany!

Crusader's avatar

Germany refuses once again to be enslaved. First Wal Mart attempted it, and all 67 stores closed because the Germans boycotted the establishments, now the attempt to enslave them with drugs…unsuccessfull…Christ is strong in Germany, (and Russia..)

_bob's avatar

@Crusader Maybe ‘cause it’s really cold there, so he has to stay inside, and he uses that time to work out?

ragingloli's avatar

@Crusader interesting statement, considering that Germany is much more secular than the US, and about 30 percent of the population is atheist.

Crusader's avatar

@ragingloli
Yes, large athiest population, credit this to the recent unification of East Germany-officially athiest for nearly 50 years…Stong Lutheran and Catholic influences elsewhere, however.

ragingloli's avatar

@Crusader it is spelt “atheist” not “athiest”.
also the religious influence is not nearly as strong in Germany, or any other European country for that matter as in the US, so logically, “Christ” should be much stronger in the US than anywhere in Europe. Somehow however, crime statistics paint a radically different picture of what one would expect from an extremely religious country as the US.

jackfright's avatar

a pity, really.

fedupwitcaddys's avatar

@ragingloli its SPELLED not SPELT

Darwin's avatar

Red Bull Cola contains cocaine? Why? Coca Cola uses de-cocanized extract of Coca leaf and so doesn’t have any measurable cocaine in it, so why wouldn’t Red Bull do the same?

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