Chocolate Powder Is 'Cocaine On Training Wheels,' FDA Told

Law360, New York (July 10, 2017, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Monday urged the Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation into Coco Loko, a snortable chocolate powder meant to give an energy boost, a product he said is likely neither safe nor chocolate. 

The U.S. Senate minority leader said the risks of the unregulated powder, made by Florida's Legal Lean, aren't actually known, but that since it's essentially advertised to users as a drug, it should be looked into. Given the company's advertising, he likened it to "cocaine on training wheels."

"The math for the FDA is clear: This suspect product has no clear health...

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