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Why is alcohol whipped cream dangerous for teens?

Michele Borba
Psychology
There is a new whipped cream product called "whipohol" or "alcoholic whipped cream" that is sold in stores. The cream is infused with 15 percent alcohol. Though the cream may seem tame, what concerns substance abuse counselors is that younger kids are partaking, and the earlier a child has their first drink the more likely the problem for substance abuse later.

Dangers: The alcoholic taste is concealed with a cream and sugary sweetness taste so alcohol abuse is easy. Too much or any alcohol, especially on a younger body and brain, can have deadly consequences.
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