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Cocaine seized in Connecticut

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The state's Department of Consumer Protection says April 23 it embargoed 300 cases of Redux Beverages' energy drink Cocaine until corrective action is taken on product labeling. DCP Commissioner Jerry Farrell, Jr. says the product must be registered as a non-alcoholic beverage prior to being sold in Connecticut, and without the registration Cocaine is considered misbranded and from an unapproved source. Farrell also says DCP inspectors will remove the product from retail venues as necessary. In April FDA sent Las Vegas-based Redux a warning letter for marketing the product as an alternative to an illicit street drug and for unlawful disease claims (1"The Tan Sheet" April 16, 2007, p. 13)...
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