I became obsessed with the tiny white chunks of coca that changed hands all around me.
Not senator, not president of the United States, or coca Cola.
Right-wing conservatives were in a tizzy over coca Cola's new ad.
coca leaf, on the other hand, was criminalized after the UN Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961 (PDF), says Huertas.
cocaine comes from the coca plant, which grows in the Andes and is considered sacred.
Thus the great importance that an Indian attaches to coca is easily shown.
This pouch contained a quantity of the dry leaves of the coca.
His first care was to have his coca breakfast, and to this he applied himself at once.
Coffee, cacao, and coca are the principal cultivated products.
Soon after, Cardenas died, and the coca plantation being neglected, became a waste.
South American plant, 1570s, from Spanish coca, from Quechua cuca, which is perhaps ultimately from Aymara, a native language of Bolivia.