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Idaho Inmates Sue Booze Companies, Blame Them for Being in Jail

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1  Updated at 2:37 am, January 3rd, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Five inmates at a jail in Boise, Idaho, have filed a billion dollar lawsuit, claiming they wouldn’t be behind bars if it wasn’t for booze.

The Idaho Statesman reports Cory A. Baugh, Jeremy J. Brown, Keith Allen Brown, Woodrow J. Grant and Steven J. Thompson — who all were sentenced to jail for crimes ranging from murder to selling drugs — say manufacturers like Miller Brewing Company and Anheuser-Busch, as well as wine makers like E. and J. Gallo, should have warned them their products can be addictive.

The inmates, who don’t have a lawyer, are asking for warning labels on alcohol products, and a billion dollars in damages.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/dawn.keeble.54 Dawn Keeble

    LOL!!! This lawsuit wont go anywhere. How people, if not you, do you know who could say the same thing! I had to share this! Too funny not too!