G. Helileman Brewing Co. is marketing a potent new malt liquor and targeting it at young, black men. Surgeon General Antonia Novello opposes the ads. Almost two dozen groups have asked the company to withdraw the product.
What do you think? Should the brewer target young blacks with the liquor, or not? Should the company withdraw the product, or not?
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