Report: Inmates sue beer companies, want $1 billion in damages

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Beer GreencolanderBOISE, Idaho (WTKR) - Five inmates at the Idaho State Correctional Institution have filed a lawsuit against national beer and wine companies, alleging that alcohol led to their crimes and that they should have been warned alcohol can be addictive. That’s according to a report from KBOI in Boise, Idaho. 

The U.S. District Court confirmed that a civil suit was filed Dec. 10 by inmates Keith Allen Brown, and co-plaintiffs Jeremy Joseph Brown, Cory Alan Baugh, Woodrow John Grant and Steven Todd Thompson.

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