(AP) Beverage companies that sell alcoholic energy drinks were harshly criticized Tuesday by more than two dozen state attorneys general who want federal officials to examine the ingredients and marketing of the drinks they say are aimed at underage customers.
In a letter to John Manfreda, the administrator of the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, the attorneys general of 28 states and Washington, D.C., and Gu
Just back from Orlando and the annual underage drinking conference sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Oregon Partnership conducted three well-attended workshops on how to use the media in helping getting messages across, moving policy, and creating action to cut down on underage drinking.
And we learned a lot. The biggest surprise was hearing about the newest challenge to anybody who despises how the alcohol industry markets to teens.
Get ready for energy drinks that contain alcohol. Combine that with major amounts of caffaine and sugar, and fo