Four Loko Numbers Add Up to Trouble

Controversial drinks has a potent punch
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2010 3:53 PM CDT
Cans of Four Loko on display at a liquor store in Palo Alto, Calif.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(Newser) – The Huffington Post weighs in on the controversy over Four Loko with a breakdown of numbers related to the caffeinated drink nicknamed "blackout in a can."

  • 2: Number of college campuses that have banned it.
  • 4: Number of cans of light beer with the equivalent alcohol in one Four Loko.

  • 9: Number of students hospitalized at a college party in Washington state after drinking it.
  • 18: Number of state attorney generals encouraging a federal investigation.
  • 660: Number of calories in one can.
For the full list, click here.

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