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"Cokesnuff" - 1970s English brand

Anyone remember this, or know anything about it?  I lie when I say the first time I tried snuff was just a few months ago.  When I was a juvenile delinquent I bought a tin of this Cherry Cokesnuff from a head shop.

It says "Made in England" - so why the umlaut over the "o"?


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Comments

  • I think the umlaut is actually two of those berries, but wow cool...So besides the obvious marketing ploy was it any good?
  • Back in the infant days of this forum, this stuff was seen and talked about, but yours is the first reference I've seen in a lot of years.
  • Apparently its a pretty bad snuff. I remember this popping up awhile ago. http://www.snuffhouse.com/discussion/1872/coke-snuff
    There is a review on that page, if you were interested in the scent.
  • Thanks.  Just a bit of nostalgia seeing the tin art.  

    @Icepick - no idea if it was good. I was probably about 11 years old!  No idea why they sold it to me.  But when I tried SG Cherry recently, it was a bit of a deja vu moment.
  • @Chico. I remember buying some of this also at a head shop when I was underage.
  • @RS422 - That's funny. Was it also the cherry flavour?  Where did you grow up?
  • There was no tobacco in that snuff it was like snuffywiess with flavor. I got 2 for $0.25 in 1971. Then I bought a large brown jar of Levi Garrett Rappee. I think it was $1.50 That was a big chunk of change . Ciggs were 35 a pack. It was common back them to say it was for your Dad or Mom.  
    My knowledge is worthless if not shared and applied . "Joseph McKenna"  
  • Chew in 82 was 1.10$ and that was expensive. Dean Swift was .55
  • Coke Snuff was out sold by the kind that didn't have the snuff ingredients.
  • @basement_shaman - "There was no tobacco in that snuff"  Is that what you told the person in the shop?  :-?  If you zoom in you can see first ingredient listed is tobacco. 
  • @basement_sharman ciggs were $35 a pack back in 1971? Or did I read that wrong?
  • @Chico. I think it was the cherry. I grew up in Ohio.
  • I remember Coke Snuff and it was a mannitol  based snuff and my first. Mine were non tobacco snuff they were very easy to use unlike the tobacco snuffs of the day.Sole importers in Phila PA. But I remember it saying made in France. The label looked the same as the ones pictured. It was a small turn tin with an oblong hole the tin was about the size of a quarter and 3/8" high. 


    @Aamon yes ciggs were $0.35 I swore I quit when they jump to $0.50 a pack. I finally did quit when they reached $3.00
    My knowledge is worthless if not shared and applied . "Joseph McKenna"  
  • Must have been unpopular if they didn't offer a Coke or even cola flavor, probably why you don't see it today. Or maybe they were raided and shut down due to more critical reason.
  • I don't remember much about the scent or tobacco, but in 1970, I  lived near a "head shop" that sold this. I do recall that the strawberry was good. I have wondered over the years if anyone else recalled this brand, and I'm glad that some folks have. That was way back, a long time ago. It reminds me of how old I am!!!
  • coulda swore i saw a post on reddit about this a few months ago, looked like it was an ad in the back of a magazine or something. was it marketed as a product for places like head shops? was the "coke" implying it was "heady" or something?
  • ChicoChico Member
    That's why I bought it!
  • SnuffaliciousSnuffalicious Member
    edited January 7 PM
    Stumbled across this nearly full box of Strawberry COKESNUFF the other day at an auction and had to grab it.  Brought back memories of hanging around head shops as a kid back in the day!  Not sure how well it's "aged" over the years?  

    Can't seem to get the photo to upload......?  Any trick to it on here?


  • bobbob Member
    Just noticed the umlauts on the o. I guess that technically makes it not coke. I actually saw an ad for this on a list of 70's coke based ads. And it seems like there was some market for fake coke. Not sure if it was fake like fake weed and gave a buzz or fake like sell it at a concert and then disappear fake. But the marketing seemed to try and  imply it was a substitute of some sort.
  • The patchouli must have been so gross. :P
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