The alcohol industry has contributed thousands of dollars to the campaigns of Nebraska legislators on a committee in which a bill that would curb alcohol purchases to residents on a dry Indian reservation has stalled, The New York Times reports.
New Jersey legislators are considering a number of measures that would relax laws governing alcohol sales, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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.
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.
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.
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 the minimum price of alcohol may reduce drinking, a new Canadian study suggests.
While alcohol consumption is on the rise in the United States, drinking preferences vary by region of the country, according to USA Today.
A new study links heavy alcohol consumption with a greater risk of developing lung cancer.
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