MODEST ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION CAN BRING A HEALTHIER BRAIN, NEW STUDY SAYS (Additional Coverage)

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MODEST ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION CAN BRING A HEALTHIER BRAIN, NEW STUDY SAYS (Additional Coverage) Source: https://newslanded.com/ Aravindh Sundar July 3, 2020 The trend towards alcohol is fast growing at the time. It is one of the most popular psychoactive substances in the world and can have powerful effects on the mental aspects of the people. A standard alcoholic drink in the US …

IWSR: How is alcohol legislation changing in the wake of the ecommerce boom?

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IWSR: How is alcohol legislation changing in the wake of the ecommerce boom? Source: IWSR July 5, 2020 As ecommerce develops into a critical channel for alcohol sales, questions are being asked about what legislative repercussions there might be in markets such as the EU, US and India. One of the biggest consumer shifts during the COVID-19 pandemic has been …

MI:  Boating deaths decline but alcohol still leading cause, national report says

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MI:  Boating deaths decline but alcohol still leading cause, national report says mlive By Justine Lofton  June 10, 2020 Boating deaths declined in 2019 but alcohol continued to be the leading known factor in the fatal incidents. Alcohol accounted for 141 of 613 boating deaths throughout the United States last year – that’s 23%, according to the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2019 Recreational …

Dr. Fauci says drinking at bars should stop ‘right now’ to stem spread of COVID-19

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Dr. Fauci says drinking at bars should stop ‘right now’ to stem spread of COVID-19 Source: https://nypost.com/ By Jack Hobbs July 1, 2020 As coronavirus cases are rising in a number of states, Dr. Anthony Fauci is calling out one culprit in particular for the spike: bars. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in …

Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science

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Closing bars to stop coronavirus spread is backed by science Source: https://www.startribune.com/ By CARLA K. JOHNSON JULY 1, 2020 Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections – a move backed by sound science about risk factors that go beyond wearing or not wearing masks. In …

Alcohol Sales Are Not Spiking Or Even Stabilizing. Here’s Why The Misconception Matters.

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Alcohol Sales Are Not Spiking Or Even Stabilizing. Here’s Why The Misconception Matters. Source: https://www.forbes.com/ Tara Nurin July 2, 2020 Raise your hand if you believe the collective “we” are boozing it up big time during coronavirus. If your arm’s up, lower it. You’re wrong, as are a lot of other people. Practically every reporting agency-from the major data collection …

Fla. Court Lets Caterers Receive Offsite Alcohol Deliveries

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Fla. Court Lets Caterers Receive Offsite Alcohol Deliveries Source: https://www.law360.com/ By Nathan Hale June 30, 2020 By ruling that a Miami-area vendor can receive alcohol deliveries directly to offsite catered events, Florida’s First District has served up both a major blow to state regulators but also a “hollow victory” for now for the business, its counsel said, with major events …

Study suggests moderate drinking may have benefits

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Study suggests moderate drinking may have benefits Researchers found that moderate drinking may have a positive impact of cognitive function. Source: https://www.foxnews.com/ By Michael Hollan June 30, 2020 Here’s something worth drinking to. A recently published study shows that while drinking alcohol isn’t necessarily healthy, there are some benefits associated with low to moderate drinking. That doesn’t mean, however, that …

Liquor stores fed up with coronavirus booze-to-go rules for restaurants

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Liquor stores fed up with coronavirus booze-to-go rules for restaurants Source: https://nypost.com/ By Lisa Fickenscher June 29, 2020 A bar brawl is brewing over the to-go cocktail, The Post has learned. Since kicking off in March, the Empire State’s coronavirus rule allowing bars and restaurants to sell booze on the go has tested the liquor retailer’s nerves, especially given the …

Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as coronavirus cases spike (Excerpt)

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Florida bans bar alcohol consumption as coronavirus cases spike (Excerpt) Source: https://www.news4jax.com/ Steve Patrick, Corley Peel, Jenese Harris June 28, 2020 Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday after its daily confirmed coronavirus cases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set just two days ago. The Florida agency that governs bars announced the …