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2010-07-20 09:30:00

ATLANTA, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Definition 6, an integrated interactive agency, today announced it won "Campaign of the Year" at the Ad Age Small Agency Awards held last week in New Orleans, in conjunction with the Ad Age Small Agency Conference. Definition 6 earned the award for the 'Happiness Machine' work it has created for Coca-Cola. In the video, Definition 6 secretly set up a modified Coca-Cola vending machine on the campus of St. John's University overnight. When unsuspecting...

2010-04-26 11:14:59

Cocaine toxicity due to drug overdose results in more than half a million emergency room visits annually. Despite these alarming statistics, there is no Food and Drug Administration-approved pharmacotherapy specifically designed to treat cocaine toxicity. Emergency medical personnel are limited to treating only the immediate life-threatening symptoms of patients, while toxic levels of cocaine and its metabolic break-down products persist and continue to damage the cardiovascular system, liver...

2010-03-30 09:24:00

ATHENS, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola Hellenic, Company) announced today the filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on Form 6-K of its audited IFRS financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 (the "Financial Statements"). Coca-Cola Hellenic also announced the filing with the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission of its Statutory Annual Report for 2009. The Financial Statements are...

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2010-03-01 12:40:00

Serious negative impact of cocaine found in subtle areas of attention, behavior control Children exposed to cocaine in the womb face serious consequences from the drug, but fortunately not in certain critical physical and cognitive areas as previously believed, according to a new comprehensive review of research on the subject from scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. When a pregnant woman uses cocaine, it can interrupt the flow of nutrients and oxygen to the baby,...

2010-01-14 12:41:35

Forensic pathologists have shown that over three per cent of all sudden deaths in south-west Spain are related to the use of cocaine. They believe their findings can be extrapolated to much of the rest of Europe, indicating that cocaine use is a growing public health problem in Europe and that there is no such thing as "safe" recreational use of small amounts of the drug. The study published in Europe's leading cardiology journal, the European Heart Journal [1] today (Wednesday 13 January),...

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2010-01-14 08:37:34

Researchers warned that there is no 'safe' amount of cocaine to use, after a study found that up to 3 percent of all sudden deaths are linked to the drug. Even taking the smallest amount could lead to death from sudden heart problems. Although the data comes from south-west Spain, experts say the findings could be extrapolated to Britain and other European countries, where cocaine has overtaken heroin as the most popular class A drug. Out of 668 sudden deaths reported during the three-year...

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2010-01-02 08:45:00

A recent study shows that a bacterial protein may help cocaine addicts break the habit. Cocaine esterase (CocE) is a naturally-occurring bacterial enzyme that breaks down cocaine, thereby reducing its addictive properties. The efficacy of CocE in animals and its suitability for treatment of addiction has been limited by its short half-life in the body. A recent study, published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and reviewed by Faculty of 1000 Medicine's Friedbert...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola has chosen 20 inspiring people to be Torchbearers for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. The U.S. Torchbearers were selected because they each use their passion for positive living to affect meaningful, enduring changes in local and global communities. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/ccna/40427/ The Torchbearers will carry the Olympic Flame through Calgary, Canada, on January 18-19, 2010 as it...

2009-08-17 00:15:45

Cocaine is present in up to 90 percent of paper money in the United States and it may be related to the economic downturn, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Yuegang Zuo of the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth tested banknotes from more than 30 cities in five countries and found the United States and Canada had the highest contamination rates, with an average of between 85 percent and 90 percent. China and Japan had the lowest, between 12 percent and 20 percent contamination, Zuo...

2009-07-28 09:35:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Clyde C. Tuggle has been elected to its board of directors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080814/NYTH004LOGO) Tuggle is senior vice president of Global Public Affairs and Communications at The Coca-Cola Company. He joined the company in 1989 and has held a variety of positions in the U.S. and abroad where he helped develop and...


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