Ga. AG wants tight restrictions on 4 Loko

ATLANTA  — Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is urging federal regulators to impose more restrictions on the maker of the alcoholic beverage Four Loko.

Olens signed on to a letter with 34 other state attorneys general calling on the Federal Trade Commission to strengthen the terms of the proposed deal with Phusion Projects, which makes the beverage.

The proposal would require Phusion Projects to name the amount of alcohol in a can of Four Loko and compare it to regular beer. So a 23.5-ounce can of Four Loko would carry a label saying it equals the alcohol in four 12-ounce beers.

Olens also wants the FTC to limit the alcohol servings per container of Four Loko.




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