Powdered Alcohol – A Reemerging Product Causes Concern

palcohol[2]From JT Weekly:

In early April 2014, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (“Trade Bureau”) approved packaging labels for seven flavors of a powder called “Palcohol,” which, when mixed with water, produces flavored alcoholic drinks.[2] At the time when news of the Trade Bureau’s approval broke, the (allegedly) still-in-progress website for the product contained content suggesting that Palcohol: (1) would be perfect to sneak into sporting events and concerts to avoid higher-cost concessions; (2) could be sprinkled on top of cooked food for “an extra kick”; and (3) that, yes, it could be snorted but such use was not recommended because of how fast it would inebriate.[3]

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