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Valley Public Radio: Controversy Brews As Save Mart Drops Energy Drink Over "51FIFTY" Name

By EZRA DAVID ROMERO, Valley Public Radio/NPR for Central California A Radio Interview/Article (listen to the interview at the link below) A popular energy drink will soon be off the shelves of one of the largest grocery store chains in the state. But the decision this week by Save Mart to discontinue the sale of […]

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#TheReal5150: The Power of Peer Voice

The 51Fifty Energy Drink’s name too close for comfort, mental health advocates say – by Bethany Clough, Fresnobee.com — went national. You can now find about this fight for respect for #TheReal5150 everywhere. Just fucking everywhere. 51FIFTY energy drink’s name too close for comfort, mental health advocates say Modesto Bee – ‎2 hours ago‎ Save Mart […]

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Fresnobee.com: Save Mart drops 51FIFTY energy drink after mental health advocates say name is offensive.

Save Mart drops 51FIFTY energy drink after mental health advocates say name is offensive. https://t.co/rQn6uPWanJ pic.twitter.com/1Zs5M8LKC1 — Bethany Clough (@BethanyClough) March 22, 2016  

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#TheReal5150 Respond to Cease and Desist Letter

Dear Ms. Schoonover:   Please find response to cease and desist letter.   Respectfully, Rhonda Jane Moore #TheReal5150 Advocate

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Contact #TheReal5150 Advocates for Interviews

Media Folks: 🙂 OMG It’s so busy around here with mental awareness — great thing! My phone is off the hook with interview requests. Due to my disability, talking on the phone is very difficult for me. Let me provide some better contact info. … Contact ‪#‎TheReal5150‬ Advocates Phone: Please contact Rhonda Jane Wirzberger-Thornton at […]

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#TheReal5150: 51 Fifty Energy Drink Sends Cease and Desist Letter

After the Save Mart email sharing the discontinuation of Carlos Vieira’s stigmatized product, 51 Fifty Energy Drink with “Live The Madness” as the slogan, I got another email with a PDF attachment (shown in photo). So did #TheReal5150 Advocates co-founder, Rhonda W-Thornton (IAmAnAddictAndLiar.com). This time from Carlos Vieira’s lawyer. Eve: Attached please find attorney Walter Schmidt’s […]

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Save Mart Discontinues 51 Fifty Energy Drink