Alcohol energy drinks en Will alcohol policies help WSU finally shed its image? <p></p><p>Last October, a freshman at Washington State University passed out after consuming hard liquor and an energy drink. The student <a href="">later died in the hospital</a>. His blood alcohol level was about five times the legal limit.</p><p>That led to some soul-searching on the campus in Pullman, Wash.</p><p>It turns out an average of 200 students each year end up in the ER at Pullman Regional Hospital for alcohol poisoning and alcohol-related injuries. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 23:44:03 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8096 at Will alcohol policies help WSU finally shed its image? Four Loko Cans Will Now Make Clear They're Loaded With Alcohol Cans of the popular flavored malt beverage Four Loko will soon sport an "Alcohol Facts" label to make it plain they pack a potent punch.<p>The changes are part of a final settlement <a href="">announced</a> Tuesday between the Federal Trade Commission and Phusion Projects, whose products have been blamed for <a href="">hospitalizations and deaths</a> among young people.<p>The company <a href=" Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:46:18 +0000 7788 at Four Loko Cans Will Now Make Clear They're Loaded With Alcohol Wednesday morning's headlines <p>A toll plan for Highway 520 bridge, Four Loko aims for less loco, and 787's test planes come home. Wed, 17 Nov 2010 14:17:06 +0000 Gary Davis 157 at Wednesday morning's headlines This Morning's Headlines <p><strong>State's Alcohol Energy Drink Ban May Move Feds</strong></p><p>Washington is now <a href="">the third state</a> to ban the potent alcohol and caffeine beverages, including brands such as Four Loko.&nbsp; The so-called 'energy' cocktails have come under fire after numerous incidents involving young adults treated for alcohol poisoning.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 15:14:23 +0000 Gary Davis 121 at This Morning's Headlines Washington Bans Alcohol Energy Drinks <p>Washington state is banning alcoholic energy drinks. The state Liquor Control Board adopted the new rule this morning. The ban takes effect next week, on November 18th.</p><p>It comes after nine Central Washington University students were hospitalized after a party last month. Authorities say they drank the caffeinated malt liquor beverage Four Loko.</p> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:05:28 +0000 Gary Davis 118 at Washington Bans Alcohol Energy Drinks This Morning's Headlines <p><strong>State Ban on Alcohol Energy Drinks?</strong></p><p>Governor Chris Gregoire will hold a news conference after this morning's state Liquor Control Board meeting on alcoholic energy drinks.&nbsp; The board is considering a ban on the drinks, like Four Loko, which <a href="">played a role in sending nine Central Washington University students</a> to a hospital last month after a party, as KPLU reported.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:03:11 +0000 Gary Davis 117 at This Morning's Headlines