Four Loko: National Alarm Over Alcoholic Energy Drinks Slow to Reach Oregon


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It's accused of hospitalizing nine freshmen from Central Washington University. Gangsters from New York City allegedly forced a gay man to chug it while he was being tortured. And it tastes almost as nasty as its reputation. It's the alcoholic energy drink Four Loko. And its pervasive presence in the news lately has resulted in warnings and proposed bans from across the nation—including ...   More
 
Monday, November 1, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

OLCC Meets With Distributors to Get Four Loko Off Shelves


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In the backwash of a Federal Drug Administration ruling this week that Four Loko and other caffeinated malt liquors constitute a "public health concern," Oregon Liquor Control Commission chairman Phil Lang met with the three largest distributors of the beverages in the state first thing Thursday morning. His request? Stop shipping any more of the candy-flavored canned drinks into Oregon. The ...   More
 
Friday, November 19, 2010 AARON MESH

Four Loko: National Alarm Over Alcoholic Energy Drinks Slow to Reach Oregon


Food & Drink
  It’s accused of hospitalizing nine freshmen from Central Washington University. Gangsters from New York City allegedly forced a gay man to chug it while he was being tortured. And it tastes almost as nasty as its reputation. It’s the alcoholic energy drink Four Loko. And its pervasive presence in the news lately has resulted in warnings and proposed bans from across the nation—including ...   More
 
Monday, November 1, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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