Prescription Drug Designer T-Shirts Spark Outrage

Kitson, a boutique clothing company based in L.A., released a line of T-shirts called "the designer drugs collection," angering many for its supposed promotion of drug use.

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NOT COOL! Don't glorify drug abuse!ȁc@BTOC949: @kjothesmartass Kitson STOP selling these shirts by Brian Lichtenburg ȁd

Tara Cushing

@TheBravoBlonde

NOT COOL! Don't glorify drug abuse!ȁc@BTOC949: @kjothesmartass Kitson STOP selling these shirts by Brian Lichtenburg

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Kristen Johnston, star of the "The Exes" and formerly on "3rd Rock from the Sun," took note of the shirts.

Hey @KitsonLA do you really think this shit is funny? Millions are dying, & u want to make $ off it. SHAME ON YOU

kristen johnston

@kjothesmartass

Hey @KitsonLA do you really think this shit is funny? Millions are dying, & u want to make $ off it. SHAME ON YOU

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The company responded to one of her tweets threatening to get the authorities involved.

@kjothesmartass Ms. Johnston do not threaten our customers. Please remove this threat or we will forward (cont) http://t.co/5d0K0OMiWt

Kitson

@KitsonLA

@kjothesmartass Ms. Johnston do not threaten our customers. Please remove this threat or we will forward (cont) http://t.co/5d0K0OMiWt

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Johnston then said she deleted her comment.

I deleted it @KitsonLA. Now please remove the clothing you sell that makes a joke of the drug epidemic.

kristen johnston

@kjothesmartass

I deleted it @KitsonLA. Now please remove the clothing you sell that makes a joke of the drug epidemic.

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To which Kitson fired back that they were not responsible for the drug situation in the U.S.

@kjothesmartass Next time bully those directly responsible for the drug situation in america: Drug dealers. Not Kitson.

Kitson

@KitsonLA

@kjothesmartass Next time bully those directly responsible for the drug situation in america: Drug dealers. Not Kitson.

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A lot of people were not happy with Kitson's response.

@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass @Kitson but its ok for you guys to profit from advertising the drug #nobetterthandrugdealers

Kim Sykes

@KimDSykes

@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass @Kitson but its ok for you guys to profit from advertising the drug #nobetterthandrugdealers

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@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass Your analogy is insane, Kitson. You are the ones glorifying drugs. You are saying its cool & trendy..SHAME ON YOU.

aly

@Aly25

@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass Your analogy is insane, Kitson. You are the ones glorifying drugs. You are saying its cool & trendy..SHAME ON YOU.

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@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass No offense, Kitson, but are you tweeting high?

Christine Macdonald

@thatgalkiki

@KitsonLA @kjothesmartass No offense, Kitson, but are you tweeting high?

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But at least Lichtenberg still has a fan in Lindsay Lohan.

Prob late to the party but love your new line http://t.co/WcYwzefVi5 @BriLichtenberg

Lindsay Lohan

@lindsaylohan

Prob late to the party but love your new line http://t.co/WcYwzefVi5 @BriLichtenberg

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