Powdered alcohol? Not so fast, lawmakers say

  1. Stacie L profile image87
    Stacie Lposted 22 months ago

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/powder … ar-BBgRspz
    DENVER — 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.
    The company's website notes various instances where they argue the product would be convenient, including on flights and as an antiseptic on remote locations. Palcohol's creator, Mark Phillips, said he thought of the idea because it would be easier to carry powder for a drink during a long hike or other outdoor activities.
    The company thinks it would be more convenient for long hikes or other outdoor activities. Thats a little crazy to promote alcohol for hiking. There will be more people falling off trails and mountain sides which will add to the paramedic rescuers work load. Kids can hide it in school .Am I too prudent?

    1. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 22 months ago in reply to this

      I'd be just as concerned with what else is in that drink after the alcohol comes out of the powder.