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While removing alcoholic energy drinks such as Four Loko from the market may have been necessary, it doesn’t solve underage drinking and binge drinking — or the advertising by the alcohol industry that, at least in part, fuels them.
Amid the recent buzz about Four Loko tragedies, the efforts of Pennsylvania, Michigan (and now Oklahoma) regulators have taken center stage. It turns out another state, Utah, had already banned alcoholic energy drinks — by not permitting distribution of the products in the first place.
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