August 6, 2009
This article is reminding me that I haven't had my caffeine yet today. From the Wall Street Journal:
Buzz Kill? Critics Target Alcohol-Caffeine Drinks
By DAVID KESMODEL
State attorneys general and health-advocacy groups are urging the federal government to more closely regulate caffeinated alcoholic drinks, a small but fast-growing category popular among younger drinkers.
Proponents of tougher regulation are calling for everything from outright bans to warning labels stating that mixing caffeine and alcohol could carry health or safety risks. A primary concern of the groups is that caffeine and other stimulants may mask feelings of drunkenness, which could lead users to act recklessly, such as driving while intoxicated.
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