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Urban Outfitters Pulls Pill Bottle Shot Glasses And Flasks After Uproar

Michael Thrasher
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Urban Outfitters has agreed to pull pill bottle shot glasses and flasks from its shelves.

A variety of legislators and anti-drug groups criticized the brand for allegedly promoting drug abuse, according to The Associated Press .

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear told the AP that he wrote a letter to the brand about the "abominable product line."

"There's nothing fashionable about prescription drug abuse, and selling teen-targeted items that glamorize prescription drugs is repulsive," Beshear said. 

The Partnership at Drugfree.org also lobbied to get Urban Outfitters to stop selling the products. 

The brand's coffee mug with a mock prescription label is still available on its website .

Urban Outfitters is known for igniting controversy.  The brand has been criticized for a wide array of products in the past. 

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