The Federal Trade Commission and Florida Attorney General have closed down the “Alcoholism Cure Foundation” after discovering that the company profited hundreds of thousands of dollars by selling various dietary supplements as an “alcoholism cure.” The company promised that by taking the “cure pills” alcoholics could continue to drink socially without a problem. Furthermore, when consumers realized the pills did not work and demanded a refund, the company threatened to expose their drinking problems. A Florida District Court banned the company from marketing any other “cure for alcoholism” or drug addiction. The FTC warns consumers to approach these types of “cures” with skepticism.
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