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What fun is drinking a little hooch if you have to go and get lead poisoning? One of the issues with illicit alcohol is that it's a risk -- not only in the producing, selling and buying of it, but in the drinking of it too. From blindness to the lingering effects of lead, it will make you think twice before supping from a mason jar you bought out of a trunk on the side of the road.

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