Friday, April 22nd, 2011 at 12:26 pm
Those evil liquor companies are out there “enticing young people with hip hop themes and lollipop flavors”. And the man is none to pleased about it.
As much as I think these state attorney’s are being lame, Colt 45 is definitely trying to market this swill to kids. I can’t be mad at them. When I was 16 I would definitely cop some of this stuff. If giving girls some strawberry blast would help the mission than strawberry blast’s on deck! While that may not make me a good person, that is the truth. 16 year old kids like to get drunk, and they are going to be more interested in drinking something like this as opposed to Jack on the rocks. According to CNN:
Sidebar: Shouts to Snoop. Dude stays getting endorsement deals. That’s why he made more money than Kanye West in 2010.
Seventeen state attorneys general are urging Pabst Brewing Co. to stop marketing to young drinkers and halt production of a new malt beverage promoted by rapper Snoop Dogg.
In a letter sent to the Pabst Brewing Co., Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler says “Blast” by Colt 45 is a ‘binge-in-a-can” that targets youth. Gansler was joined by attorneys general from Arizona, California, Connecticut, Guam, Idaho, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, and Washington.