Thursday, May 9, 2013

Urban Outfitters Controversy Brews Over Prescription Shot Glasses, Syringe Shooters

Huffington Post, May 8, 2013 

"The latest controversy brewing in connection to the popular retailer is over 'prescription' shot glasses and other medical-themed drinking paraphernalia. Urban Outfitters is currently peddling shot glasses, flasks and beer koozies designed to resemble prescription pill bottles, as well as 'Syringe Shot Shooters' (so you can squirt alcohol into your moth instead of just drinking it).
But using prescription drugs as a fun, cheeky theme hasn't gone over well. The Partnership at released a statement condemning Urban Outfitters for 'making light of the real prescription drug abuse epidemic that’s claiming lives of teens across the country.'" Read More

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