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Approval of Powdered Alcohol Raises Concerns About Use

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A powdered form of alcohol called Palcohol is now approved for sale in the United States by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau but concerns are being raised about how safe is this product. Some health experts say they are concerned that powered alcohol could be abused by minors, or could be more easily more easily hidden and consumed in places where people are not allowed to have alcohol. There is concern that powdered alcohol will be added to any liquid that is smoked or vaped via an electronic smoking device.

5 states ban powdered alcohol (like palcohol) are Alaska, Delaware, Louisiana, South Carolina and Vermont.

Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin are currently considering bans on powdered alcohol. 

You can read more about this on Huffington Post.