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Isn't there a joke about a wide awake drunk?

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Interesting case

My initial impulse on opening this thread was to agree with you. Sounded like another frivolous lawsuit. After reading about this drink's rather unique effects, he could have a case though if the cans didn't give any kind of warning about the combination of alcohol and caffeine in them.

I suppose the same would be true of Irish Coffee, but at least there you know what you're ordering.

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Labeling issue?

Alcohol content is required to be listed. Caffeine might be as well. A consumer's weight and other conditions are a factor. Perhaps the cans should have some graphs to indicate levels of consumption over time that have been tested as being safe. Of course this would also need to presume that the imbibers were capable of focusing their eyes. Wink

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I don't know

It's an interesting case. I'm not saying the guy has a basis for his lawsuit; I just don't think it's as cut and dried as it looks initially.

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