Everyone panic: the children are getting drunk off gummy bears. It's true, there are all kind of YouTube videos about it and police are warning parents, high school administrators are in a panic, and local news reporters across the country are having the time of their lives.
It seems that after a few days in a vodka bath, the gummy bears turn into bloated versions of their former selves but are still identifiably bear shaped. And sneaky kids are maybe sneaking them into schools? What will the children think of next? Alcoholic cupcakes? Or alcoholic whipped cream? Oh, wait.At least it's safer than vodka eyeballing.
Below, several gleeful local news reports on the vodka gummy menace and a warning from the Hollister, California Police Department addressed to "PARENTS, SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS." Also a how-to video in case you want to make your own (hint: don't use vanilla vodka) :
A Facebook Warning From the Police
Video: Hollister Police Warning Parents About 'Booze Gummies'
Video: Booze Soaked Gummy Bears Have Parents Concerned
Video: How to Make Vodka Gummy Bears
· Hollister Police Warning Parents About 'Booze Gummies' [CBS 47]
· Booze Soaked Gummy Bears Have Parents Concerned [KSEE]
· How to Make Vodka Gummy Bears [YouTube]
· All Novelty Beverages on Eater [-E-]