Storm of protest gives vodka bag company a hangover
He hopes to sell the 30ml shot of vodka through off licences for ?1.50. According to Dr Elias his exact medical experience is unclear the sachets are designed to help limit alcohol consumption.
But Galway West TD Noel Grealish timberlands has calle timberlands d for it to be banned. Mr Grealish said it was clearly targeted at young people, and could easily be concealed and taken into a nightclub to spike someone’s drink.
Yesterday, the National Off Licence Association, which represents independent off licence outlets around the country called on its members to refuse to stock or sell the vodka bags.
“ timberlands The National Off Licence Association is committed to responsible marketing of alcoholic products and considers ‘vodka bags’ to be an inappropriate addition to the product range available in Irish off licences,” the group said.
The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) which represents 95pc of Dublin publicans has also asked its members not to support or promote product.
Last night, it emerged that Dr Elias had never practiced as a medical doctor eith timberlands er in Ireland or the US.
North Dublin TD Jim Glennon revealed that the Medical Council had no record of his registration, while Beaumont Hospital had confirmed that he had worked in its A department but was unable to provide details of his file.