Should we ban products because people abuse them?: On liberty and Four Loko

Posted: November 23, 2010 in Uncategorized
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In a world where taxes on soda, and prohibition of happy meal toys are becoming more and more talked about A Philosopher’s Blog discusses the pros and cons of banning Four Loko; a new drink that has made recent news.

While drinking until the blackout state is not uncommon among college students, products such as Four Loko changed the drinking game a bit. What makes drinks like Four Loko special is that they blend a relatively high (relative to beer anyway) alcohol content with a relatively high caffeine content. They also tend to be very cheap relative to other drinks and come in rather large cans relative to the standard beer. Because of the cheap price and … Read More

via A Philosopher’s Blog


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