Can you mix cycling with alcohol?

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Can you mix cycling with alcohol? In theory you can, but the party season is a stark reminder that you shouldn’t Cyclist December 11, 2018 We all like a drink, and there are few better ways of celebrating Christmas, New Year or virtually any other occasion than by raising a glass or two. There is just one problem: as a nation, …

Australia:  ABA dismisses calls for alcohol tax increase

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Australia:  ABA dismisses calls for alcohol tax increase   The Shout By Andy Young December 12, 2018   Alcohol Beverages Australia has dismissed calls for an increase in alcohol tax to help battle obesity, saying high prices have already been proven to be ineffective in reducing consumption among those at risk of harms. The study released overnight by Deakin Health Economics, …

PA:  Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Reminds Parents That Holidays Are a Good Time to Talk to Children About Alcohol

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PA:  Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Reminds Parents That Holidays Are a Good Time to Talk to Children About Alcohol   News Release News Provided By Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board December 11, 2018 HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) reminds parents that the holiday season is the perfect occasion to have proactive conversations with their children about …

Washington, DC:  Let’s Stop Washington DC Area Children Destroying Their Lives with Alcohol Abuse Says Prevention Non-Profit – Arise and Flourish

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Washington, DC:  Let’s Stop Washington DC Area Children Destroying Their Lives with Alcohol Abuse Says Prevention Non-Profit – Arise and Flourish News Release Digital Journal By Arise Flourish December 11, 2018 A non-profit organization, that speaks to secondary students about alcohol and drug prevention, has said more needs to be done to tackle the growing alcohol abuse in Washington DC …

CO:  The future of 3.2 beer in Colorado

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CO:  The future of 3.2 beer in Colorado Stores will soon be allowed to sell full-strength beer, but does that mean the “3.2 beer” is going away? No, but you’ll just have to look for it. 9 News Author Noel Brennan December 10, 2018 The brand is important, and so is the taste, but content matters most to Janet Lane. “I …

Study finds upward link between alcohol consumption and physical activity in college students

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Study finds upward link between alcohol consumption and physical activity in college students News Medical, Life Sciences Reviewed by Alina Shrourou, BSc December 10 2018 Upending conventional wisdom that physical activity can be a healthy deterrent to alcohol consumption, University of Houston Moores professor of psychology Clayton Neighbors is examining the relationship between the two in college students. In prior work, …

Africa:  SAB launches short film on social media to raise awareness about underage drinking

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Africa:  SAB launches short film on social media to raise awareness about underage drinking Screen Africa By Contributor December 10, 2018 The holiday season is upon us and SAB is intensifying its efforts to help reduce the harm caused by the misuse of alcohol with the launch of a short film focusing on preventing underage drinking in the latest instalment of …

A 19-year-old’s death became a ‘turning point’ for America’s fraternities

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A 19-year-old’s death became a ‘turning point’ for America’s fraternities WHNT 19 By Erin Dunbar December 8, 2018  (CNN) — Inhumane, cruel and tragic: Those are some of the words that have been used to describe the 2017 death of Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza. The 19-year-old died after consuming 18 drinks in 82 minutes and sustaining a traumatic brain injury during a campus …