3 Fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life

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3 Fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life Erie News Now By Ray Sanchez, CNN  November 13, 2019  A 19-year-old Washington State University student died at a fraternity house on Tuesday. A day earlier, a fraternity member at Arizona State University was found dead in his room, and a San Diego… A 19-year-old Washington …

3 Fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life

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3 Fraternity deaths at 3 schools in a week draw renewed scrutiny on Greek life Source: https://www.erienewsnow.com/ By Ray Sanchez, CNN  November 15th 2019 A 19-year-old Washington State University student died at a fraternity house on Tuesday. A day earlier, a fraternity member at Arizona State University was found dead in his room, and a San Diego University student died Friday …

Samuel Adams’ new beer is illegal in 15 states and contains 28% ABV

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Samuel Adams’ new beer is illegal in 15 states and contains 28% ABV Source: https://www.wwlp.com/ Oct 12, 2019  Samuel Adams announced the release of its exclusive Utopias beer, a collection so unique, only 100 casks were made and it’s illegal in 15 states. Each beer is barrel-aged and hand-bottled, the brewing company calls it “America’s most extreme beer.” It contains 28% alchohol …

Australia:  Can your smartphone help you stop drinking?

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Australia:  Can your smartphone help you stop drinking? A social media application to help people curb their drinking is generating big savings for businesses through less absenteeism. Financial Review By Andrew Tillett, Political Correspondent November 13, 2019 AUSTRALIA – As Australians and their livers prepare to endure another festive season, a new study claims an online community aimed at helping people curb …

Washington State University fraternity member’s death may have been alcohol-related, investigators say

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Washington State University fraternity member’s death may have been alcohol-related, investigators say FOX News By Vandana Rambaran | Fox News November 13, 2019 Alcohol may be to blame for the death of a fraternity brother at Washington State University (WSU), investigators said, as the school on Tuesday suspended all fraternity and sorority events in the interim. Members of Alpha Tau Omega called 911 after a 19-year-old fraternity member …

AK:  Alcohol board rejects new limits on entertainment at Alaska breweries and distilleries

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AK:  Alcohol board rejects new limits on entertainment at Alaska breweries and distilleries Anchorage Daily News Author: James Brooks November 14, 2019 The Alaska Alcoholic Beverage Control Board on Tuesday unanimously rejected a new definition of “entertainment” that would have prohibited most public parties and events in the taprooms of the state’s breweries and distilleries. The rejection means state regulators will …

Years of education may impact drinking behavior and risk of alcohol dependence

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Years of education may impact drinking behavior and risk of alcohol dependence Science Daily Source: Springer October 25, 2019 Summary: Higher educational attainment — spending more years in education — may impact people’s drinking behavior and reduce their risk of alcohol dependence, according to a new study. Alcohol consumption is a major risk factor for death and disability worldwide. Identifying factors …

Gamblers under the influence of alcohol place higher bets after losses

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Gamblers under the influence of alcohol place higher bets after losses Medical Xpress by University of British Columbia November 13, 2019 Gamblers don’t always make rational decisions. Their approach to any given bet is often influenced by the bets, wins and losses that have come before it—even when those things have no bearing whatsoever on the outcome. A study recently published …

What does drinking alcohol actually do to your driving?

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What does drinking alcohol actually do to your driving? The Telegraph By Tim Gibson November 13, 2019 As the party season approaches, it’s important to understand exactly how alcohol consumption impacts yours and others’ safety Everyone knows that driving under the influence of alcohol is a bad idea. That is why most countries have legal drink-drive limits, ensuring the safety …

Don’t Let Your Company Holiday Party Become a Liability

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Don’t Let Your Company Holiday Party Become a Liability JDSupra By Lindsay Dischley, Melissa Salimbene, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC November 12, 2019 Some say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Others are business owners or HR professionals who experience great stress at year-end due to, among other things, the company holiday party. Although the annual holiday party may …