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Cocaine (Energy Drink) to change its name

United Press International, May 17, 2007

DALLAS, May 17 (UPI) -- A judge in Dallas County, Texas, extended the area's ban on Cocaine energy drinks while the manufacturer of the beverage said the name would be changed.

The judge ruled in favor of the Texas attorney general's office, which argued that the drink is being illegally sold as an unapproved drug due to its being marketed as "speed in a can" and a "legal alternative" to street drugs, The Dallas Morning News reported Thursday.

Redux Beverages of Las Vegas, which makes the energy drink, claims it is being unfairly targeted because of its name. The company said the drink's name will be changed to "Censored."