Dublin Students Launch Website for Teens Suffering From Alcohol Abuse

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Dublin Students Launch Website for Teens Suffering From Alcohol Abuse Two Dublin High juniors launched My Alcohol Story, a website and app that allows teenagers to share their stories anonymously. Patch By Michael Wittner, Patch Staff January 26, 2023 DUBLIN, CA — Alcoholics Anonymous might have “anonymous” in its name, but for some teenagers struggling with alcoholism, it may not …

Alcohol: Responsible use, addiction and everything in between

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Alcohol: Responsible use, addiction and everything in between The Record By Ana Yoder, Staff Writer January 26, 2023 GOSHEN COLLEGE, INDIANA – Despite its “dry campus” policy, alcohol consumption is still a recurrent activity on Goshen College campus. This past summer, Student Life implemented a medical amnesty policy which states that “Students who seek professional medical assistance for themselves or …

The parents of a student who died of alcohol poisoning after a frat hazing incident just got almost $3 million in a settlement from his university

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The parents of a student who died of alcohol poisoning after a frat hazing incident just got almost $3 million in a settlement from his university Source: https://fortune.com/ January 23, 2023 The family of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while pledging a fraternity will receive nearly $3 million from Bowling Green State University to settle its lawsuit, according …

Is There Really No Safe Amount of Drinking? (Additional Coverage)

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Is There Really No Safe Amount of Drinking? (Additional Coverage) Source: https://time.com/ JANUARY 19, 2023 The safest amount of alcohol to drink is none, according to new guidance from the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction. That’s a marked change from Canada’s previous national guidance on alcohol consumption, which advised women to have no more than 10 drinks per …

Glass too full? Why safe drinking guidelines vary between countries

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Glass too full? Why safe drinking guidelines vary between countries Source: https://www.theguardian.com/ January 17, 2023 Belgium suggests 21 drinks a week is safe for men, while Australia recommends no more than 10 for anyone. What goes into the decision making? Craft beer in Melbourne, pinot noir in Paris, mojitos in Havana -alcohol is part of nearly every culture around the …

Alcohol consumption on the decline for Gen Z, studies suggest

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Alcohol consumption on the decline for Gen Z, studies suggest Source: https://globalnews.ca/ January 17, 2023 On a global scale, researchers have seen a trend that’s raising eyebrows. Young people, specifically Generation Z, is drinking far less alcohol than generations past. But as Kabi Moulitharan tells us, the decision to drop the booze attributes to a wide range of social issues. …

CA: New LAPD policy lowers off-duty drinking limit

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CA: New LAPD policy lowers off-duty drinking limit Los Angeles Times By Libor Jany, Staff Writer January 11, 2023 The Los Angeles Police Department has tightened its policy on off-duty officers drinking alcohol while armed, making it a violation for an officer to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.04% or higher. The civilian Police Commission, which oversees the department, voted …

WA: Gov. Inslee supports lowering legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers, open to reforming pursuit law

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WA: Gov. Inslee supports lowering legal blood-alcohol limit for drivers, open to reforming pursuit law Gov. Jay Inslee is optimistic legislators will support his ‘bold’ $4 billion housing plan. King 5 News Author: Drew Mikkelsen January 11, 2023 OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is open to lowering the state’s threshold for determining when a driver is considered drunk. …

Supermarkets using facial recognition to check booze-buyers’ age? Oh, the flattery

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Supermarkets using facial recognition to check booze-buyers’ age? Oh, the flattery Can software correctly estimate your age when you’re buying a bottle of wine? Some famous supermarkets have been trying it out. ZDNet Written by Chris Matyszczyk, Contributing Writer January 8, 2023 Increasingly, you have no choice. You’re wafting through an airport. The only way you can keep wafting toward …