Watch a Kenyan Official Almost Blow Himself Up with 10 Tons of Bootleg Liquor
Reminder: Alcohol plus fire equals boom. A Kenyan governor learned the hard way that blowing up liquor will get you more bang than you bargained for.
Moonshine Poisoning Is Still a Massive, Deadly Problem Worldwide
After nearly a hundred people were killed by drinking bootleg liquor in Mumbai over the weekend, it's hard not to wonder when the problem of poisonous booze will end.
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Bootleg Liquor Is Killing Hundreds of People Across India
The poisoning of some 200 people earlier this week in Uttar Pradesh highlights a long-running problem within India, where unregulated moonshine is widely consumed.
The UK Is Drinking Counterfeit Vodka Made of Paint Thinner
In the UK, seizures of counterfeit vodka are rising at alarming rates. Could you be drinking paint thinner or nail polish remover next time you sip a martini in London?
Alabama's Moonshine Task Force Is Closing In on the Last Few Aging Bootleggers
The ABC Board, which operates a statewide monopoly on liquor sales, is funded by a liquor tax and performs its own enforcement. Recently, enforcement has taken the form of a massive crackdown on their only competition: moonshiners.