Making Spirits Bright – Tips for Alcohol Permittees This Holiday Season

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Making Spirits Bright – Tips for Alcohol Permittees This Holiday Season JDSupra WRITTEN BY: Deedee Gasch & Austin Sistrunk, Cranfill Sumner LLP November 26, 2021 It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And for many, this holiday season marks the return to social gatherings of pre-pandemic proportions. With revelers sure to crowd restaurants and bars, there is also an …

Fun or Frightening? College Students Vary in How They Rate Alcohol Experiences — and Their Ratings May Help Predict Their Future Drinking

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Fun or Frightening? College Students Vary in How They Rate Alcohol Experiences — and Their Ratings May Help Predict Their Future Drinking Newswise by Research Society on Alcoholism November 29, 2021 Newswise — Drinking alcohol may relieve boredom, enhance social enjoyment, cause a blackout or hangover, or impair performance, among other consequences. But whether these experiences are positive or negative …

A brief history of moonshiners, Revenuers and Florida sheriffs

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A brief history of moonshiners, Revenuers and Florida sheriffs Tallahassee Democrat By David Brand, Guest columnist November 27, 2021 FLORIDA – There has been a long-standing relationship, beginning when Florida was a Territory of the United States, between our Florida sheriffs and what is now called the State Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco. Florida sheriffs and the Division of …

Trade bodies team up to combat drink spiking

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Trade bodies team up to combat drink spiking Source: https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/ By Alice Brooker November 26, 2021 Leading trade bodies have partnered to produce resources for hospitality venues after a reported rise in drink spiking. The trade bodies that have united include: UK Hospitality, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), and Hospitality Ulster. With …

Ireland: Public urged to have honest conversations about alcohol

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Ireland: Public urged to have honest conversations about alcohol Q102 By Mike Gilmore November 15, 2021 The European Union’s Alcohol Awareness Week runs from November 15th-21st. New research shows many people in Ireland were leaning on alcohol to get through the pandemic. People’s drinking habits shifted from bars to their own homes when we hit lockdown. While people began drinking …

The tie between A-fib and alcohol had shown longer-term effects, but this study showed drinking could trigger A-fib almost immediately.

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The tie between A-fib and alcohol had shown longer-term effects, but this study showed drinking could trigger A-fib almost immediately. Norton Healthcare By Kim Huston November 15, 2021 A recent study of atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and alcohol found patients with intermittent A-fib would have episodes within hours of drinking. The study in Annals of Internal Medicine provided more evidence that A-fib patients could improve …

ID: Statewide Campaign to Curb Teen Drinking in Idaho Launches Friday

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ID: Statewide Campaign to Curb Teen Drinking in Idaho Launches Friday Big Country News November 23, 2021  BOISE – A youth-led initiative to change adult attitudes about selling and providing alcohol to minors will launch on Black Friday, November 26th, at liquor stores across the state. This public awareness campaign represents a continuing partnership between The Idaho Office of Drug …

Canada: Population health versus convenience: The sobering cost of alcohol policy liberalization (opinion)

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Canada: Population health versus convenience: The sobering cost of alcohol policy liberalization (opinion) Toronto Star By Samantha Wells, Pegeen Walsh, Andrew Murie Contributors November 17, 2021 The Ontario government has been substantially expanding the places and times where alcohol can be purchased. Its stated objectives are twofold: improving choice and convenience for consumers and supporting jobs in the hospitality industry. …

ME: DARE program has grown throughout the years to be much more than just drug prevention

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ME: DARE program has grown throughout the years to be much more than just drug prevention Officers who teach it in schools also focus on the dangers of social media, peer pressure, bullying, and stress, and how to develop healthy life skills. News Center Maine Author: Hannah Yechivi November 23, 2021 MAINE, Maine — Most people can remember the Drug …