August 16, 2000
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
The majority of people who drink colas can't tell whether a soda contains caffeine or not, according to a new Johns Hopkins study. "This stands in sharp contrast to the claim some soft drink manufacturers make that they add caffeine purely for taste," says psychopharmacologist Roland Griffiths, Ph.D., who directed the research.
"The marketing parallels between nicotine and caffeine are pretty stunning"
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