MI: Michigan House approves alcohol interlock device restrictions on installers

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MI: Michigan House approves alcohol interlock device restrictions on installers   WTVBAM October 23, 2015 LANSING (WKZO-AM) — The Michigan State Senate has approved a package of three bills that Republican Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker hopes will save lives by tightening the standards for who installs alcohol breath locks on cars.   They are formally called breath-alcohol interlock ignition devices and …

FL: Florida Businesses Unite Launched to Keep Grocery Sales Separate From Liquor Sales

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FL: Florida Businesses Unite Launched to Keep Grocery Sales Separate From Liquor Sales   Sunshine State News Submitted by Kevin Derby October 22, 2015 On Wednesday, retailers like ABC Fine Wine & Spirits and Publix as well as the Florida Independent Spirits Association teamed up to form Florida Businesses Unite which is looking to ensure grocery stores and liquor sales …

Spirits Market – Rising Level of Disposable Income Drives the Market

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Spirits Market – Rising Level of Disposable Income Drives the Market Persistence Market Research Pvt. Ltd is released new forthcoming report on title “Spirits Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast to 2020”.   SBWire October 22, 2015 New York, NY — (SBWIRE) — 10/22/2015 — Spirit, also known as distilled beverage, is an alcoholic beverage manufactured by distillation (process of …

MLB considers penalizing teams who break alcohol celebration rules

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MLB considers penalizing teams who break alcohol celebration rules   CBS Sports By David Brown, Baseball Writer October 22, 2015 Major League Baseball players might be having too much fun out there, and the league is considering penalizing anyone who breaks the rules about bringing celebratory alcohol on to the field from the clubhouse and spraying fans and/or minors with …

Does Drinking More Alcohol Actually Cure A Hangover?

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Does Drinking More Alcohol Actually Cure A Hangover?   Food World News By Pao Uychiat October 22, 2015 Hangover is often a word you would hear during Saturday morning breakfast at a local deli. People gather together and would normally order tomato juice to ease the pounding headaches, nausea, feeling tired and all other unwanted effects of drinking the night …

National Restaurant Association Increases Investment in Business of Beverage Alcohol

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National Restaurant Association Increases Investment in Business of Beverage Alcohol   FSR Magazine October 21, 2015 The National Restaurant Association announced a strategic partnership with Taffer Dynamics Inc., expanding the organization’s engagement with the beverage alcohol community within the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry. Jon Taffer, who brings decades of success as a restaurateur to his role as executive producer …

Jury recommends 25-years for man found guilty in DUI crash that killed 5-month-old

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Jury recommends 25-years for man found guilty in DUI crash that killed 5-month-old   Source: WDRB By Stephan Johnson October 22, 2015       The Louisville man charged with driving drunk when he caused a crash that killed a 5-month-old girl and injured her twin sister has been found guilty.   James O’Bannon was driving with a suspended license from a …

Four Charged After Student’s Hazing Death

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Four Charged After Student’s Hazing Death   More arrests are expected in the coming weeks   Source: WSJ By Mike Vilensky Oct. 22, 2015   Four former University at Albany-SUNY students were charged with hazing this week in connection with an alcohol-related death stemming from a fraternity initiation ritual, the Albany Police Department said on Thursday.   More arrests are …

Nebraska: Liquor regulators say restricting certain alcohol sales would help more than Whiteclay

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Nebraska: Liquor regulators say restricting certain alcohol sales would help more than Whiteclay   Source: Journal Star By Riley Johnson October 21st   Giving the state the power to restrict alcohol sales in certain areas could help solve problems in more than just Whiteclay, Nebraska Liquor Commission officials said Wednesday.   Commissioners recommended the Legislature consider creating so-called alcohol impact …

Muslim Workers Win $240K For Refusing To Transport Beer

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Muslim Workers Win $240K For Refusing To Transport Beer   Source: Law360 By Kelly Knaub October 21, 2015   An Illinois federal jury Tuesday awarded $240,000 to two Muslim men fired from Star Transport Inc. for refusing to transport beer because of their beliefs, in a case brought against the company by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.   The …