At home with your kids? Perfect time to talk about the risks of underage drinking and drug use

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At home with your kids? Perfect time to talk about the risks of underage drinking and drug use MADD, Nationwide Team Up to Provide Parents with Facts, Conversation Starters and New Weekly Facebook Live Series News Release PRNewswire | Yahoo! March 31, 2020 WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire- PRWeb/ — With schools and extracurricular activities canceled around the nation and …

CA:  Those selling alcohol to minors can be TRACEd

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CA:  Those selling alcohol to minors can be TRACEd ABC launches new webapp for law enforcement to report critical incidents involving underage drinking The Sun Gazette By Reggie Ellis April 1, 2020 SACRAMENTO– A program developed by an Exeter mother 16 years ago is finding new ways to track down those who sell alcohol to minors throughout the state. In February, …

U.S. Alcohol Sales Increase 55 Percent In One Week Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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U.S. Alcohol Sales Increase 55 Percent In One Week Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Newsweek By Jade Bremner April 1, 2020 In the week ending March 21, sales on alcoholic beverages have spiked by 55 percent according to market research firm Nielsen. Hard liquors, including tequila and gin, as well as cocktails are the favorites among consumers. Sprits sales increased by 75 percent …

At home with your kids? Perfect time to talk about the risks of underage drinking and drug use

Mark Willingham Uncategorized

At home with your kids? Perfect time to talk about the risks of underage drinking and drug use MADD, Nationwide Team Up to Provide Parents with Facts, Conversation Starters and New Weekly Facebook Live Series News Release PRNewswire | Yahoo! March 31, 2020 WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire- PRWeb/ — With schools and extracurricular activities canceled around the nation and …

Knocking back too many ‘quarantinis’? Here’s how to keep drinking in check

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Knocking back too many ‘quarantinis’? Here’s how to keep drinking in check Your home bar has never been better stocked, but are you maintaining healthy drinking habits while under lockdown? TODAY By Jen Laskey March 31, 2020 It’s not just hand sanitizer and toilet paper that have been flying off the shelves — alcohol has been selling like crazy too. …

Paternal alcohol consumption before conception could affect child development

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Paternal alcohol consumption before conception could affect child development News Medical and Life Sciences Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. March 30 2020 Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have explored the relationship between parental alcohol consumption — before conception in the case of fathers and during pregnancy in the case of mothers — and offspring development. In a paper published …

The Bay Area is drinking 42% more alcohol than usual while sheltering in place

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The Bay Area is drinking 42% more alcohol than usual while sheltering in place Source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/ Esther Mobley March 31, 2020 You aren’t the only one who’s been drinking more. During the first week of sheltering in place, Bay Area residents drank more alcohol than usual – 42% more than usual, in fact, according to data from BACtrack, a San …

Americans are drinking a crazy amount of alcohol during coronavirus lockdown

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Americans are drinking a crazy amount of alcohol during coronavirus lockdown Source: https://nypost.com/ By Mary Huhn March 31, 2020 Americans are concocting cocktails to cope with the coronavirus – and lots of them. US sales of alcoholic beverages have risen 55 percent in the week ending March 21, according to Nielsen data. Hard alcohol, such as gin, tequila and premixed …

Social drinking at a time of social distancing

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Social drinking at a time of social distancing As people move their drinking and social habits to the online world, social media content & engagement that offers a sense of discovery, community and social giving will do well in today’s climate. Source: https://www.theiwsr.com/ March 25, 2020 Now more than ever, consumers want to stay connected to the people, places and products …

Finland:  Experts: Coronavirus measures could increase alcoholism, social problems

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Finland:  Experts: Coronavirus measures could increase alcoholism, social problems Uutiset March 30, 2020 The novel coronavirus crisis could be putting a financial and social strain on families and people who live alone. As people get used to telecommuting, home schooling and social distancing during the novel coronavirus pandemic, experts say they fear that substance abuse and child welfare problems could …