Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Tales from the Four Loko black market

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:39 AM

click to enlarge Craigslist is loco for the Loko.
  • Craigslist is loco for the Loko.

Yo, man, you got that Four Loko?

NBC New York reports on the thriving black market (read: Craigslist) for cans of Four Loko that predate the FDA's caffeine-additive ban. Leave it to an enterprising group of frat guys to profit from a market inefficiency created by the regulation of a company started by frat guys.

Sadly (thankfully?), the Four Loko black market in New York City is a lot more developed than it is here in Kansas City. A cursory search of local Craigslist pages (Kansas City, Lawrence, Wichita) turns up no cans for sale. But I might know a guy for the right price....

Read more over at Fat City.

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