Tighter Alcohol Laws Might Help Curb Cancer

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Tighter Alcohol Laws Might Help Curb Cancer U.S. News By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter December 11, 2019 WEDNESDAY, Dec. 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Policies that reduce drinking may lower rates of alcohol-related cancers, researchers say. “When thinking about cancer risk and cancer prevention, the focus tends to be on individual-level risk factors rather than environmental determinants of cancer, like public …

The unforeseen risks of a device to curb drunken driving

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The unforeseen risks of a device to curb drunken driving Source: New York Times Stacy Cowley and Jessica Silver-Greenberg Dec 24, 2019 Over the past decade, states have increasingly turned to a powerful tool to stop drunken driving before it starts: miniature breathalyzers, wired into a car’s electronics, that prevent the engine from starting unless the person behind the wheel …

California law makes it easier to blur the line between beer and wine

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California law makes it easier to blur the line between beer and wine Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/ Esther Mobley Dec. 26, 2019 The latest trend in craft beer isn’t hazy IPA or kettle sours or nitro coffee stouts. It’s wine. Two San Francisco craft breweries are investing seriously in winemaking. And, thanks to a California law that will take effect Jan. 1, a …

Beer makers face tough times as teens drink less, Cowen says

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Beer makers face tough times as teens drink less, Cowen says Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/ Felice Maranz Dec. 26, 2019 Cowen is keeping a cautious view on the prospects for more beer consumption, particularly domestic beer, as drinkers turn to spirits and seltzer and as a new study indicates teenagers are rejecting alcohol and cigarettes. Data show that schoolchildren in eighth, tenth and …

A Look at On v. Off-Premise Trends

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A Look at On v. Off-Premise Trends Source: Wine & Spirits Daily August 6, 2020 Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few months, you know off-premise bev alc sales have been growing double digits while on-premise sees major declines thanks to COVID-19-related containment measures. The question is: are off-premise gains enough to offset on-premise losses? The short …

Why Craft Distillers Are Calling to Expand Direct-to-Consumer Shipping

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Why Craft Distillers Are Calling to Expand Direct-to-Consumer Shipping Source: https://vinepair.com/ TIM MCKIRDY August 4, 2020 Buying spirits online has never been more convenient for consumers. In dozens of states, drinkers can purchase their favorite liquor brands through websites such as ReserveBar, and have them shipped to their door via common carriers like UPS or FedEx. Meanwhile, third-party service Drizly …

Covid-19 Will Create Far-Reaching Impact on Alcohol Consumption

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Covid-19 Will Create Far-Reaching Impact on Alcohol Consumption IWSR Drinks Market Analysis’ ‘Global Trends Report’ 2020 Examines Fast-Changing Developments in Global Beverage Alcohol Source: IWSR August 3, 2020 As the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on the global beverage alcohol market continues to come into focus, IWSR Drinks Market Analysis has released a comprehensive Global Trends Report that examines …

How Covid-19 is prompting city bars to evolve

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How Covid-19 is prompting city bars to evolve City centres have been transformed by the coronavirus pandemic as more people work from home. IWSR looks at how the concept of a city bar may evolve post-Covid-19 Source: IWSR August 2, 2020 After-work drinking is an established cultural norm in many markets around the world, especially in Western Europe, the US …

New Zealand:  Kiwi teens say no to alcohol after seeing Smashed Project

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New Zealand:  Kiwi teens say no to alcohol after seeing Smashed Project VOXY Contributor: Fuseworks Media December 27, 2019 More than 90% of Year Nine students say they’ll now wait until 18 to drink alcohol Ninety one per cent of teenagers say they will wait until 18 to try alcohol after participating in Smashed Project – the internationally acclaimed theatre-based …