Diageo Supports Ban On 'AWOL' Machines

Published: 10/19/2004

STAMFORD, Conn. - Diageo announced last month that it supports proposed New York state legislation banning ""Alcohol Without Liquid"" machines until further research is undertaken to understand the risks to consumers. AWOL machines, currently legal under New York and most other state laws, enable consumers to inhale alcohol vapors. Health officials have warned about the dangers of using the machines.