Tag Archives: beer

New Jersey Lawmakers Consider Relaxing Laws Governing Alcohol Sales

New Jersey legislators are considering a number of measures that would relax laws governing alcohol sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. …

Home Brewing Popularity Forcing Legislators to Review Old Alcohol Laws

The growing popularity of home brewing is forcing legislators across the nation to review old alcohol laws. Home brewers are concerned these laws could criminalize the hobby and lead to the cancellation of annual tasting events. …

Indian Tribe Sues for Damages in Alcohol Abuse Case

An American Indian tribe in South Dakota is demanding $500 million in damages, in a suit against beer manufacturers that alleges the companies knowingly contributed to alcohol-related problems on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. …

Ads for Snacks, Beer Score Big Among Teens in 2012 Big Bowl Vote

Middle and high school students said Super Bowl ads for M&Ms, Doritos and Bud Light were their favorites, in an informal national survey to help measure the impact of alcohol advertising that runs during the Super Bowl. …

Commentary: New Study Documents Joe Camel-like Tactics to Transform Youth Drinking Behavior

Alcohol policy expert James F. Mosher, JD, discusses his new study, “Joe Camel in a Bottle: Diageo, the Smirnoff Brand, and the Transformation of the Youth Alcohol Market.” He explores why underage drinkers have made a dramatic shift in the last decade from beer to distilled spirits. …

Increasing Price of Alcohol May Reduce Drinking, Study Suggests

Increasing the minimum price of alcohol may reduce drinking, a new Canadian study suggests. …

Drinking on the Rise, But Habits Vary by Region

While alcohol consumption is on the rise in the United States, drinking preferences vary by region of the country, according to USA Today. …

Heavy Alcohol Consumption Linked With Greater Lung Cancer Risk

A new study links heavy alcohol consumption with a greater risk of developing lung cancer. …

MLB May Issue Alcohol Ban in Baseball Clubhouses

Major League Baseball is considering whether to issue a ban on alcohol in baseball clubhouses following reports of beer drinking in the Boston Red Sox clubhouse this season. …

Some Restaurant Chains Decide Alcohol Poses Too Many Problems

Several restaurant chains that recently added alcohol to their menus have decided it causes more problems than it’s worth. Customers aren’t buying as many drinks as expected, and selling alcohol is causing many logistical problems. …