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State is smart about crackdown on caffeinated alcohol drinks

22 Nov Posted by in Tweet Posts | Comments

Monster Nitrous Energy Drink
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Not an energy shot, but a interesting new drink that was used during The Great Energy Shot Experiment

State is smart about crackdown on caffeinated alcohol drinks
Citing the hospitalization of nine dangerously drunk Central Washington University students last month, the state Liquor Control Board last week moved to impose a temporary ban on alcoholic energy drinks.
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Response to Central’s Four Loko incident
In response to The Seattle Times editorial “A ban on caffeinated booze” [Opinion, Nov. 6], I believe the editorial is misguided by catering to the actions of nine irresponsible college freshmen.
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Researcher Hopes For FDA Action Against Alcoholic Energy Drinks
Alcoholic energy drinks have been making national headlines, as we reported earlier this month in our article ‘Energy Drinks: Is It Time To Tighten Regulation. To-date, four states have banned their sale following reports of blackouts and unsafe behaviors, especially among college students. These actions are encouraging to Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center emergency physician Mary …
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