Powdered alcohol is alcohol that has been absorbed by a sugar derivative. On April 28, 2014, the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved labels for a powdered alcohol product called “Palcohol.” Read CAMY’s statement on powdered alcohol.
- Powdered Alcohol Fact Sheet
Grain Alcohol (Extreme-Strength Alcohol)
The Maryland General Assembly passed and the Governor approved legislation to ban the retail sale of extreme-strength alcohol (190 proof and above) in Maryland in 2014. At least 16 other states ban sales of extreme-strength alcohol, also known as grain alcohol. Read the Maryland Collaborative's statement.
Flavored Alcoholic Beverages (Alcopops)
- Flavored alcoholic beverage use, risky drinking behaviors, and adverse outcomes among underage drinkers, 2015
- Brand-specific consumption of flavored alcoholic beverage among underage youth in the U.S., 2014
Alcohol mixed with energy drinks
The prevalence of mixing alcohol with energy drinks among underage drinkers is higher than previously thought and begins in early adolescence. Adolescents who do this are at increased risk of adverse outcomes. Read recent studies about alcohol mixed with energy drinks.
Jello shots use is prevalent among youths, representing a substantial proportion of their alcohol intake.
Read a 2011 study on youth consumption and jello shots.