Study finds family structure plays role in adolescents’ future alcohol attitudes

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Study finds family structure plays role in adolescents’ future alcohol attitudes   FoxNews.com September 30, 2015 Whether adolescents who are allowed to drink alcohol at home go on to have negative involvement with alcohol is dependent on the family structure, found a new study from University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).   “Some parents believe allowing their children …

More than $50,000 seized after 4 Johnston Co. alcohol, gambling and drug locations raided

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More than $50,000 seized after 4 Johnston Co. alcohol, gambling and drug locations raided WNCN By WNCN Staff October 1, 2015 RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – State Alcohol Law Enforcement agents and Johnston County Sheriff’s Office deputies served four search warrants at locations operating illegal video gaming machines on Wednesday, authorities said. A search of Meadow Novelty, located at 5350 North …

Who should pay extra fees for shipping alcohol?

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Who should pay extra fees for shipping alcohol? Military Times By Karen Jowers, Staff writer October 1, 2015 Should service members pay for extra costs associated with shipping home alcohol from overseas locations as part of their household goods? That question is at the heart of an ongoing discussion between the moving industry and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, the Defense Department’s …

Do Adolescents Who Stop Abusing Alcohol Pick Up Other Vices?

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Do Adolescents Who Stop Abusing Alcohol Pick Up Other Vices? HCP Live By Bill Schu October 1, 2015   Alcohol prevention campaigns targeted at adolescents seem like a great idea. But is it possible that adolescents discouraged from drinking take up other habits instead, including smoking tobacco or cannabis? A study in BMC Psychiatry says: “No.”   Previous studies involving adolescent habits …

Australia: Sale of alcohol in SA supermarkets, drinking by minors up for debate, State Government says

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Australia: Sale of alcohol in SA supermarkets, drinking by minors up for debate, State Government says ABC News By Leah MacLennan October 2, 2015   The sale of alcohol in South Australian supermarkets is up for discussion as part of a planned overhaul of the state’s liquor licensing laws, the Government has said. The issue of whether minors should be permitted …

OK: Impact of Alcohol: Responsibility reaches into community

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OK: Impact of Alcohol: Responsibility reaches into community Grand Lake News By Kaylea M. Hutson-Miller  October 2, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a three part series examining the impact of alcohol use on young lives. As community organizers and members of groups working to stem underage drinking, Kathleen Kennedy, Jessica Douthitt and Jennifer Hinson, work to …

KY: Attorney General Conway Asks Phusion to Lower Alcohol Content in “Four Loko”

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KY: Attorney General Conway Asks Phusion to Lower Alcohol Content in “Four Loko” WMKY By Paul Hitchcock  October 1, 2015 Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced on Thursday (October 1) that he and 16 other state attorneys general have written a letter to Phusion Projects, LLC and its officers (collectively, “Phusion”) regarding the flavored malt beverage Four Loko and its high …

ID: Reflection on alcohol programs — Improving alcohol programs with CollegeAIM

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ID: Reflection on alcohol programs — Improving alcohol programs with CollegeAIM Argonaut By Katie Colson October 1, 2015 Idaho is exploring new ideas to help students make better decisions about alcohol. One of these ideas is the Alcohol Intervention Matrix, or CollegeAIM. Sharon Fritz, a psychologist at the Counseling and Testing Center, said CollegeAIM is a system that provides different strategies …

Boss of alcohol delivery firm Drink Doctor is told to change its image because the fake ambulance, flashing light and First Aid symbol are too much like a real medic

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Boss of alcohol delivery firm Drink Doctor is told to change its image because the fake ambulance, flashing light and First Aid symbol are too much like a real medic   Daily Mail By Lucy Crossley October 1, 2015 UNITED KINGDOM – The boss of an alcohol delivery firm named ‘Drink Doctor’ has been ordered to change its image by …

4 year old gets drunk after being served alcohol at Detroit restaurant

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4 year old gets drunk after being served alcohol at Detroit restaurant   Source: MLive Edward Pevos September 29, 2015   A 4 year old girl from Southfield had to be taken to a hospital after someone at a restaurant in Detroit accidentally served her alcohol.   WDIV Local 4 reports, it happened Sunday night at Armando’s on Detroit’s West …