(ABC News)– It may not look like alcohol, but it is.
Freeze dried liquors like run and vodka are a new concept companies plan to roll out within weeks. And yes, these powdered alcohol products mean you just add water and you’ve got yourself a drink,
For adults who may want to take a drink on a picnic, a reason to celebrate.
But for parents, a new headache.
Bags of powdered alcohol maybe easier to hide, to transport and even overdose on.
States like Alaska, Connecticut and as of last week, New York have banned powdered alcohol even before it hits the shelves.
Among the most vocal powder critics, US Senator Charles Schumer who is pushing for a nationwide ban.
But as ever, the real responsibility will fall on parents. Know if powdered alcohol is for sale in your state.
And most of all, talk to your kids about the dangers of abusing alcohol in any form.