The maker of the latest high-energy drink – Cocaine – must have snorted the real thing, a Queens lawmaker charged yesterday.

Councilman James Sanders Jr., a Laurelton Democrat, said he was shocked when constituents informed him last week about the latest drink hitting the shelves in New York City and Long Island. At a City Hall news conference, he said the drink’s name and claims it contains a massive amount of “energy” send the wrong message to young people, who may think the actual drug was OK to use.

James Kirby, the senior partner and founder of Redux Beverages, a Las Vegas-based company that created the drink, dismissed arguments that it would lead to drug use, but described it as an alternative to the real thing.

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