The Responsible Retailing Forum launches series of Research Briefs that distill insights from 25 years of research in responsible retailing

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The Responsible Retailing Forum launches series of Research Briefs that distill insights from 25 years of research in responsible retailing Source: Responsible Retailing Forum Brad S. Krevor, Ph.D. June 21, 2021 RRForum Research Briefs Insights and learnings from 25 years of research in responsible retailing Research Brief #1: Why do underage sales occur? A study of ID-checking behaviors and attitudes …

ME:  Maine’s remaining dry towns reflect its prohibitionist legacy

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ME:  Maine’s remaining dry towns reflect its prohibitionist legacy The Piscataquis Observer By Alexander MacDougall, Houlton Pioneer Times Staff June 21, 2021    LITTLETON — The Littleton Pit Stop, a small gas station and diner located along Route 1, is the sole convenience store and restaurant in this small Aroostook County town. It serves breakfast all day, plus lunch items such …

WI:  Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down law allowing warrantless blood alcohol testing of unconscious drivers

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WI:  Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down law allowing warrantless blood alcohol testing of unconscious drivers Jurist By Cassie Maas, U. Pittsburgh School of Law, US June 21, 2021 The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously struck down a state law provision Friday that allowed police to draw blood from unconscious drivers and test it for alcohol content without a warrant. Under Wisconsin Statute § 343.305, …

HI:  Maui Social Host Ordinance Aims to Reduce Underage Drinking, Set to Take Effect Sept. 1

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HI:  Maui Social Host Ordinance Aims to Reduce Underage Drinking, Set to Take Effect Sept. 1 Maui Now June 22, 2021 A new social host ordinance aimed at reducing underage drinking goes into effect for the island of Maui on Sept. 1, 2021. The Maui Coalition for Drug-Free Youth launched a new website, mcdfy.org, on June 21 to help raise awareness …

Which state drinks the most alcohol? Here’s a ranking of all 50 (plus DC) (excerpt)

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Which state drinks the most alcohol? Here’s a ranking of all 50 (plus DC) (excerpt) Yahoo! By Kevin Kaduk June 28, 2021 Mon, June 28, 2021, 4:06 PM·9 min readAmericans like to drink alcohol. A lot of alcohol. According to a study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Americans drank 7.8 billion gallons of alcohol in 2018. That …

How drunk do you feel?’ Researchers use young adults’ current terms to create scale

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How drunk do you feel?’ Researchers use young adults’ current terms to create scale Family Safety & Health June 22, 2021 University Park, PA — Using the words young adults say to describe how they’re feeling while drinking alcohol, researchers from Pennsylvania State University have developed a scale they claim effectively predicts whether young people engage in risky behaviors such …

Jamaica:  New push for responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages

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Jamaica:  New push for responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages Jamaica Observer By Britty Hutchinson, Observer writer June 25, 2021 KEY players in the alcohol and beverage industry are making a new push for responsible consumption and selling of alcohol, following the restart of the live entertainment and social activities on July 1. Prime Minister Andrew Holness announced Tuesday that small …

NC:  Avoid Drinking and Driving During Fourth of July & Summer

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NC:  Avoid Drinking and Driving During Fourth of July & Summer Goldsboro Daily News By Ken Conners June 25, 2021 Do your part to keep the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer safe by never driving if you are impaired. That was the key message at Thursday’s kickoff of the annual North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s …

VA:  Va.’s 2020 data show increase in alcohol, speed-related deaths

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VA:  Va.’s 2020 data show increase in alcohol, speed-related deaths WDBJ 7 By Hannah Eason June 24, 2021 RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Despite a decrease in the number of drivers on the road during the pandemic, statistics released by Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration show an increase in car accident deaths and speed-related fatalities. The Executive Leadership Team on Highway Safety released …

Mission Bay High Students Win Contest App to Reduce Alcohol

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Mission Bay High Students Win Contest App to Reduce Alcohol San Diego County Office of Education June 22, 2021 The Youth Advocates Club at Mission Bay High didn’t slow down during the pandemic. Not only did they keep up with their studies in the new learn-from-home environment, but they also continued their club meetings. Club members entered – and won …