Preventing Alcohol Liability for Your Social Gathering

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Preventing Alcohol Liability for Your Social Gathering Wilmington Biz Sponsored Content Provided By Deedee Gasch – Attorney, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog Llp December 4, 2018 The holidays are in full swing. We have stuffed ourselves silly with turkey, decorated the tree, and hung the stockings. With this festive time typically comes holiday parties and social gatherings. Whether these parties are to shop for gifts, …

People drink twice as much alcohol over the holidays

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People drink twice as much alcohol over the holidays Source: https://nypost.com/ By Tyler Schmall, SWNS December 4, 2018 The average American consumes double the amount of alcoholic drinks over the holidays than any other time of year, according to new research. This fascinating statistic emerged in a new study of 2,000 Americans exploring how much more social we are over the …

Other Views: On 85th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition, Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past

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Other Views: On 85th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition, Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past Gazette Extra By Jackson Shedelbower November 28, 2018 Next week marks the 85th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition—America’s failed experiment into restricting consumer access to alcohol. But while the days of speakeasies and illegal alcohol trafficking are behind us—and thankfully so—a new era …

The Legalities of Hosting a Drink Event

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The Legalities of Hosting a Drink Event Lawyers and event planners share tips for reducing the risk of alcohol-related accidents and limiting liability Source: https://daily.sevenfifty.com/ Melanie Young November 29, 2018 It’s an event producer’s nightmare: A guest leaves the event intoxicated, has an accident, and injures someone. Even though the guest left the premises, under the particular state’s dram shop law, …

Second – Sobering – Thoughts About Alcohol Sales At College Stadiums

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Second – Sobering – Thoughts About Alcohol Sales At College Stadiums Source: https://www.forbes.com/ Michael T. Nietzel December 1, 2018 The college football bowls are upon us, raising the big question of the season – will they sell beer at the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl? “Yes” is a good bet. In fact, this year saw a rapidly increasing number of universities …

On 85th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition, Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past

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On 85th Anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition, Don’t Repeat Mistakes of the Past Source: https://www.gazettextra.com/ By Jackson Shedelbower Nov 27, 2018 Next week marks the 85th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition-America’s failed experiment into restricting consumer access to alcohol. But while the days of speakeasies and illegal alcohol trafficking are behind us-and thankfully so-a new era of Prohibition-like policies and …

Mexico resort served tainted alcohol, says lawsuit in student’s ‘tragic, senseless’ death

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Mexico resort served tainted alcohol, says lawsuit in student’s ‘tragic, senseless’ death Source: https://www.azcentral.com/ Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Nov. 28, 2018 Many other families nationally report experiencing the same problems at Mexico’s resorts that we reported last week through the case of the Pewaukee family, whose daughter died and son was injured. Calling her death “tragic, senseless and entirely avoidable,” …

ID:  “Think Twice or Pay the Price” new statewide campaign in prevention of underage drinking over the holiday season

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ID:  “Think Twice or Pay the Price” new statewide campaign in prevention of underage drinking over the holiday season Clearwater Tribune By Sharlene Johnson, President Upriver Youth Leadership Council November 28, 2018 The next time you make a purchase at an Idaho State Liquor Store, you’ll be part of the newest statewide campaign to prevent underage drinking. The campaign is …

Washington, DC:  D.C. names new nightlife office director — a city liquor board investigator

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Washington, DC:  D.C. names new nightlife office director — a city liquor board investigator The Washington Post By Marissa J. Lang November 28, 2018 Applications to become the District’s first nightlife director came in from across the country and around the world, but Mayor Muriel E. Bowser selected a lead investigator from her own liquor board to take on the city’s “after-hours …

WI:  MADD wants stricter first offense OWI laws with incentive for drivers

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WI:  MADD wants stricter first offense OWI laws with incentive for drivers WTMJ-TV 4 By Coreen Zell, Photojournalist Andrew Triplett November 28, 2018 Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is pushing to strengthen a Wisconsin law for first time OWI offenders. The stricter punishment could benefit all drivers in more ways than one.  MAAD said 40% of drivers who get an …