Tuesday, December 16, 2014

States rush to ban POWDERED alcohol before it even hits the shelves

Palcohol simply needs water to turn it back into an alcoholic drink
Each one ounce serving has the equivalent of a single rum or vodka
Law makers fear 'Palcohol' could fuel under-age drinking and violence 
Five states have already banned sales of 'Palcohol' before its US launch 

PUBLISHED: 02:25 EST, 16 December 2014 | UPDATED: 12:05 EST, 16 December 2014

Powdered alcohol hasn't even arrived in stores yet, but states already are moving to ban the product touted by its inventor as an easy way to mix a drink on the go.

Colorado is the latest state considering prohibiting 'Palcohol' amid concern it will increase underage drinking. The product is marketed as an ounce of rum or vodka in powdered form, which is then added to water.

Each serving is the equivalent of a shot of liquor, according to Lipsmark, the company that owns Palcohol.

Legislators in five states have already outlawed Palcohol before its planned launch next year

The controversial product is awaiting approval by the Food and Drug Administration before it can launch

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2875675/Powdered-alcohol-Not-fast-lawmakers-say.html#ixzz3M5SbbCaY