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Study Highlights Risks of Combining Alcohol and Energy Drinks

As more states move to ban caffeinated alcoholic beverages, the evidence on the health risks associated with combining energy drinks and alcohol continues to grow.

Collegiate Newspapers Lose Bid to Take Alcohol Ad Ban to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court refused to hear a case brought by student newspapers in Virginia challenging a state ban on alcohol advertising in their pages.

Energy Drinks Linked to Risky Alcohol Consumption

College students who consumed energy drinks weekly or daily had an increased risk of alcohol dependence, a recent study finds.

Study: Gruesome Cigarette Warnings Likely to Work

Graphic pictorial warnings on cigarette packaging may be effective in getting smokers to quit, a new study finds.

Worldwide Public Health Conference Recommends Regulating Additives in Tobacco

Representatives from over 171 countries have agreed to new guidelines recommending that tobacco companies reveal the ingredients in their products and restricting or banning tobacco additives.

Partnership at Drugfree.org Releases New Prevention Ad Campaign for Hispanic Parents

The Partnership at Drugfree.org has launched a multi-media prevention campaign in Latino communities, urging parents to talk with their children about alcohol and drugs.

Advocates Urge State and Local Action on Alcoholic Energy Drinks

After three federal agencies acted together on Nov. 17 to shut down caffeinated alcoholic beverages, public health advocates are now looking to state and local governmental authorities to enforce the rulings and pressure retailers and distributors to quickly get the drinks off the market.

FDA, FTC Target Alcoholic Energy Drinks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) simultaneously notified makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages that such products are unsafe, unapproved, and misleadingly marketed.

MADD Wants ’DADSS’ to Stop Drunk Driving

MADD wants to stop drunk drivingMothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) wants Congress to authorize $60 million over five years to pay for the development of a device — called the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety or DADSS — that would lock the ignition for drivers with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit.

2011 'Free The Bowl From Beer Ads'

Marin Institute launches its third annual anti-alcohol-advertising contest at FreeTheBowl.com. This year’s theme, 'Free the Bowl from Beer Ads,' seeks original, 'performance art' counter-beer-ads from youth and young adults ages 10-20.

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