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21 Apr 2011

Blast Colt 45: New Media, Same Old Tricks

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Blast Colt 45: New Media, Same Old Tricks Why the media-watchdog group Industry Ears is firing back at a despicable new malt liquor campaign that it says targets our kids. By: Natalie Hopkinson | Posted: April 21, 2011 from Once upon a time, getting urban youths hooked on your product was a fairly straightforward affair: Hire a ...

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20 Apr 2011

Colt 45 makers under fire over new flavored booze

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New York (CNN) -- The makers of Colt 45 malt liquor have stirred up a controversy with their new beverage that some fear will encourage kids to drink. Blast is a fruity new blend boasting twice the alcohol as Pabst Brewing Co.'s original malt liquor. The drink in a colorful 23.5-ounce can resembles soda pop but has ...

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12 Apr 2011

Talib Kweili Says No to Colt 45 Sponsors

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Talib Kweili Says No to "Blast" by Colt 45 After alerting Talib Kweili, yesterday via Twitter that Blast by Colt 45, was a sponsor of his Lawrence, Kansas tour date, Kweili quickly responded today via his Twitter account: @RealTalibKweli Talib Kweli Greene So on 4-20 I will be at the Granada in Lawrence Kansas but Colt45 is ...

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18 Mar 2011

Snoop’s Choice to Pimp Poison

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Snopp Dog's Choice to Pimp Poison Life is a series of choices. Colt 45, for decades has chosen to target minorities with it's poisonous low budget malt liqours. Without a whisper, low income bodies are fueled low income liquor. Colt's "Blast" is the latest 12% alcohol, with 'healthy" real fruit mix targeted for the low ...

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