Tag Archives: beer

Beer Sales Becoming More Popular at College Football Games

An increasing number of colleges are selling beer to legal-age drinkers to increase profits, according to The Des Moines Register. …

California Governor Signs Bill Prohibiting Beer With Added Caffeine

California Governor Jerry Brown this week signed a bill that bans the production and sale of beer with added caffeine. …

California Assembly Votes to Prohibit Beer with Added Caffeine

The California Assembly this week voted to ban the production and sale of beer with added caffeine. …

U.K. Will Require Stores to Hide Tobacco Products

Displays of tobacco products will not be allowed in any British stores as of 2015, Reuters reported March 9. Britain’s Department of Health has instituted a ban that will be phased in gradually. Supermarkets and large stores will need to …

Study: Ignition Locks Cut DUI Reoffenses, Crashes

A systematic review of 15 research studies shows that special automobile ignition locks significantly reduce the likelihood that people convicted of driving while drunk will reoffend, Reuters reported Feb. 22. Drivers who have had an ignition interlock installed in their …

Video PSA Contests for Young Adults: Prevent Substance Abuse, Promote Emotional Well-Being

Know any creative individuals over 18 who would be interested in participating in a video contest to promote alcohol and drug abuse prevention and positive mental health? …

Marijuana Bills Run the Gamut from Legalization to Repeal

A broad range of marijuana-related legislation is pending in at least 13 states. The flurry of new bills includes efforts to legalize, expand, or repeal medical marijuana; protect workers using prescription marijuana; restrict the sale of medical marijuana in food; make …

Tax ’Alcopops’ as Liquor, Not Beer, Nebraska Judge Rules

In a lawsuit brought by groups fighting underage drinking, a Nebraska judge has ruled that “alcopops” should be taxed like distilled spirits, not like beer, The Associated Press reported Feb. 17. “Alcopops” are brewed malt beverages with distilled spirits added …

N.D. Bill Would Ban Alcohol at College Sporting Events

A bill introduced in North Dakota would ban alcohol use and possession at college sports events where minors are present, the Associated Press reported Jan. 14. Rep. Chuck Damschen (R-Hampden) of the N.D. House of Representatives put the proposal forward …

N.Y. Considers E-Cigarette Ban

Lawmakers in New York have proposed a statewide ban on electronic cigarettes, the Associated Press reported Jan. 25. The bill was introduced by a former smoker, Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), after she saw e-cigarettes on sale at malls and encountered …