Alcohol, A Rite Of Passage Or A Privilege?

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Alcohol, A Rite Of Passage Or A Privilege? et online By William Medley September 24, 2017 Bringing football back to ETSU has brought along a few other changes. Tailgating is taking place on campus, and more students are leaving the suitcase unpacked to stay for the games and recreation campus has to offer. Because ETSU is no longer under the thumb of …

Australia: Litre-a-year alcohol reduction would drive down cancer deaths

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Australia: Litre-a-year alcohol reduction would drive down cancer deaths   The Border Mail By Adam Gartrell September 25, 2017 Reducing Australia’s per-capita alcohol consumption by just one litre a year would drive a significant reduction in head, neck and liver cancer deaths.   That’s the conclusion of a new study that offers the first suggestive evidence that a decrease in …

IN: Alcohol permit quota hurts competition, lawyer says

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IN: Alcohol permit quota hurts competition, lawyer says Greensburg Daily News By Scott L. Miley, CNHI Statehouse Reporter September 23, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s quota system for alcohol permits unfairly restricts competition among stores, an Indianapolis attorney told a legislative commission looking at reform of the state’s laws. “I would argue that the quota is inappropriate,” Alex Intermill, attorney with …

Binge drinking in college may lower chances of landing a job after college

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Binge drinking in college may lower chances of landing a job after college Drinking habits, not drinking itself, may impact future careers, say Tel Aviv University, Cornell University researchers EurekAlert Release September 20, 2017 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY – Heavy drinking six times a month reduces the probability that a new college graduate will land a job by …

Walmart gets a ‘no’ to liquor box expansion

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Walmart gets a ‘no’ to liquor box expansion The Walton Sun By Deborah Wheeler September 20, 2017 FLORIDA – Walmart’s liquor box store in South Walton will remain small, at least for now. Walmart has stated its need for a larger liquor store due to the popularity of its South Walton location. According to Walmart, its South Walton liquor store …

Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

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Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens   Source: Reuters Carolyn Crist September 21, 2017   Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study.   Adolescent drinking and smoking tend to go …

The Surprising Truth About Why Alcohol Websites Make You Enter Your Age

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The Surprising Truth About Why Alcohol Websites Make You Enter Your Age   It’s annoying, that’s for sure.   Source: HuffPost By Julie R. Thomson September 21, 2017   If you’ve ever visited a beer, wine or liquor website, you’ve been faced with an age verification page. It adds an annoying three additional steps ? month, date, year ? before …

Drink-spiking spate at Bristol University during Freshers’ Week investigated by police

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Drink-spiking spate at Bristol University during Freshers’ Week investigated by police   Source: The Telegraph 21 SEPTEMBER 2017   A “nasty and predatory” drink-spiking spate during Freshers’ Week at one of Britain’s top universities is being investigated by police.   Students have been told not to leave their drinks unattended “even for a minute” as at least three incidents at …

DEVICE MAY HELP DRINKERS AVOID ALCOHOL TAINTED WITH DEADLY CHEMICALS

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DEVICE MAY HELP DRINKERS AVOID ALCOHOL TAINTED WITH DEADLY CHEMICALS   Source: Newsweek BY JANISSA DELZO 9/21/17   The mysterious death of a 20-year-old American tourist in Mexico brought light to the devastating effects of consuming tainted alcohol. The case was one of many that led the U.S. State Department to caution travelers about the harms of fake booze. The …

Many YouTube videos glorify alcohol

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Many YouTube videos glorify alcohol Medical Xpress September 21, 2017 YouTube videos featuring alcohol are heavily viewed and nearly always promote the “fun” side of drinking. That’s the finding of a study in September issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers looked at 137 YouTube videos that featured alcohol brands popular with underage drinkers—from beer to vodka …