August 17, 2017  Last Update: December 21, 2016, 11:10 pm

Marijuana is not a “Soft Drug”

Marijuana is not harmless. The next question should be about health risk and personal choice: is it acceptable for the off-duty cleric, judge, or cop to consume marijuana (under regulated conditions) the way they consume alcohol now?

Aeroshots: Do We Really Need Weaponized Caffeine?

UPDATED – Aeroshots has been warned by the FDA to change its tune. The fine powder caffeine product is sold as food, to be sprayed into the mouth and eaten, but the FDA is concerned it may be inhaled. The FDA letter cites numerous references to inhalation within the “Breathable Foods” marketing materials.

Scotch in a Can

Who puts Scotch Whiskey in a 12 ounce aluminum, non-resealable can? Marketers do, when they think they can sell based on unique packaging. Coming soon to the US – in six packs!

Caffeine Poisoning from Energy Drinks

Non-alcohol energy drinks are implicated in tens of thousands of emergency room visits every year. Apparently, it’s the caffeine. How much is too much?

FTC Says: Four Loko is still TOO BIG

The FTC and FDA have filed complaints against Phusion, the makers of Four Loko, on several occasions. The latest settlement includes packaging changes for the mega-sized, high-alcohol fruity drink.

Coffee and Depression: Is there a link?

To all the ladies out there: Feeling a little under-the-weather? Run to the nearest Starbucks and slam a cup of Joe. A new study says the more coffee you drink, the happier happy you’ll be.