So much for a man’s home being his castle and all that. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is now going after the last refuge of the city’s beleaguered smokers—their apartments.
Mayor Bloomberg is strongly advocating for a new law that would require buildings to disclose smoking policies and procedures to potential tenants and renters. The Wall Street Journal was the first to break the bad news.
La Vida Loko
Four Loko already seems like a relic from the long-gone 2010. Yes, some bodegas dipped into their backroom hordes on New Year’s Eve and sold marked-up cans despite the statewide ban, but for all intents and purposes the drink is gone from our lives, no longer terrorizing the youth, forcefully and swiftly Read More
Loco for that Loko
Though a single Four Loko may contain the equivalent of five beers, it’s not necessarily the alcohol that’s earned the beverage its notoriety. It’s the heart-palpitating portions of caffeine, taurine and guarana — potent elixers that the founders announced will no longer be mixed into the beverage.
Phusion Projects, the drink’s parent Read More
Four Loko’s brief moment as New York’s controversial drink of choice appears to be coming to an end.
The New York Daily News reported yesterday that the State Liquor Authority, leading enemy of the sugar-blasted caffeine-infused “blackout-in-a-can,” has brokered a deal with the Four Loko parent company that prevents distribution into the state Read More