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Alcohol Energy Drinks-The Facts

  Alcohol energy drinks are premixed beverages containing not only alcohol but caffeine and other stimulants. Marketed to teens, often through social media, college campuses and grassroots efforts using youth-oriented slogans, these drinks have a very high alcohol content, some as high as 12% as compared to 5% for a typical can of beer. According to NCADD, a major concern is that mixing energy drinks with alcohol can lead to “wide-awake drunkenness,” where...