These Shameless Cocaine Ads Prove The ’70s Were A Hell Of A Time To Be Alive

Charlie, Prince Charles, Charlton Athletic, casper, chalk, crumbs, cubes – whatever you want to call it, cocaine is way more frowned upon today than it was back in the 1970s. Back then, cocaine wasn’t just accepted, it was actually blatantly advertised in magazines.

While thankfully I’m pretty glad to live at a time where coke isn’t banded around our newspapers and magazines willy nilly, children of the 70s were having to see these blazé adverts everywhere.

Check out some of these shameless cocaine ads that show the 1970s were a crazy time to be alive. Hold onto your seat belts.

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2. Hoover those crumbs up your hooter

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3. For the posh drug users, of which there were many

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4. Sex sells

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5. Graphic

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6. Coke: A how-to guide

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7. There is a fine line, and they’ve crossed it

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8. I’m not sure weather this is acceptable

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9. Razor blades and lines

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10. Knock knock, police

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11. Cool and refreshing?!

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12. Go ahead, it’ll rot your nose

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13. I’m Grade 7 on the magic flute

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14. Adding potency to your drugs

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15. A helping hand for your nose

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16. Toot toot

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17. Fancy kit

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18. Spin me right round baby, right round, like a record baby

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19. Nice and neat

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20. Shovel it up there people

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21. Be nice to your nose! Don’t take coke

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22. Fluff your stuff, catchy

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23. High-end shit

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So there you have it, the 70s were definitely a crazy time to be alive. Cocaine adverts left, right and centre – I’m pretty sure you would have seen a lot more people playing out in the snow. Get it?! Course you got it, we all know those 70s kids loved the charlie.