Four Loko

Four Loko. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Maker Of Four Loko Alcoholic Drinks To Stop Promoting To Underage Drinkers; Will Pay $400K

Four Loko, a popular line of fruit-flavored alcoholic drinks, will voluntarily curb how it markets its beverages to underage drinkers due to the efforts of San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera and 19 state attorneys general.


Four Loko. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California Assembly Bans Caffeine-Laced Beer Drinks

The California Assembly has approved a bill to prohibit beer laced with caffeine, joining other states that have banned beverages that critics say are aimed at young drinkers and make it easy to drink too much.

CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

Whipped Lightning, Alcohol-infused whipped cream, Whipahol

Alcohol-Infused Whipped Cream Creates New Underage Drinking Concern

Just weeks after cracking down on the alcohol and caffeine-fueled party drink Four Loko, federal regulators and public health officials are now eye-balling a new potential problematic product.


Four Loko. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko Alcoholic Drink To Lose Caffeine Jolt

The manufacturer of popular caffeinated alcohol drink Four Loko has said it will remove the caffeine from its products, pulling the blend off the market just as the Food and Drug Administration is poised to ban it.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010