Sen. Charles Schumer calls for ban on powdered alcohol products

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a ban

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a ban on powdered alcohol products in a preemptive strike before such products hit the market in New York. (August 11, 2014 6:21 PM)

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a ban on powdered alcohol products in a preemptive strike before such products hit the market in New York.

Also known as "palcohol," the powdered product can turn water or food into an alcoholic substance. At a press conference today, Schumer warned it poses a large threat to Long Island youths, calling it the "Kool-Aid of binge drinking."

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