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Alcohol deaths up 70% over the past decade: Report

Alcohol deaths up 70% over the past decade: Report Source: https://www.mychamplainvalley.com/ June 3, 2024 Alcohol deaths increased steadily over the past decade, with sharp rises during the pandemic years, according to a report published last week. Overall, the national alcohol death rate has risen 70% in the past decade, accounting for 51,191 deaths in 2022, […]

On the Road to Eliminate Drunk Driving This Summer

On the Road to Eliminate Drunk Driving This Summer Source: Responsibility.org May 22, 2024 Increased drunk driving between Memorial Day and Labor Day poses a threat to all Americans As Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer, approaches, it’s crucial to remember the importance of responsible behavior behind the wheel. In a concerted effort to […]

Kathie Durbin Voted Incoming Chair-Elect To NABCA Board

Kathie Durbin Voted Incoming Chair-Elect To NABCA Board News Release NABCA & Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services March 28, 2024 ARLINGTON, VA (March 28, 2024)—Kathie Durbin, director Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS), was voted incoming chair-elect to the NABCA Board of Directors. She will assume her responsibilities in May 2024, when current Chair-Elect Becky […]

A Look at the Liquor Liability Landscape

A Look at the Liquor Liability Landscape Insurance Journal By Allen Laman and William Rabb March 18, 2024 Liquor liability availability and pricing have put small business owners in the alcohol-related sector in some states in a bind. While securing coverage is easy in some areas, premiums have skyrocketed and carriers have pulled out of […]

America’s Drunk Driving Limit May Be Changing

America’s Drunk Driving Limit May Be Changing Newsweek March 13, 2024 A growing number of states are considering lowering the blood alcohol level at which drivers are considered to be under the influence. A bill that would lower the legal blood alcohol limit to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent was passed by the Hawaii state […]

Why alcohol is so dangerous for young adults’ brains (Excerpt)

Why alcohol is so dangerous for young adults’ brains (Excerpt) Source: https://www.bbc.com/ March 4, 2024 From the myth of Europeans’ “healthy drinking culture” to the surprising harm of some common family traditions, science is overturning old beliefs around alcohol and young people. I turned 18 the day before I left home for university, conveniently passing […]

Alcohol-related deaths rise sharply in U.S., hitting women hardest

Alcohol-related deaths rise sharply in U.S., hitting women hardest UPI By Ernie Mundell, HealthDay News February 29, 2024 Deaths where alcohol played a key role climbed sharply in recent years, hitting women even harder than men, new government data shows. Between 2016 and 2021 (the latest numbers available), “the average number of U.S. deaths from […]