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Saturday 23 August 2014

Alcohol

Violinists hurt by grain spirit ban

A ban on high-strength grain alcohol, aimed at reducing binge drinking among college students, has inadvertently impacted innocent violin makers.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Gun range granted beer licence

A US gun range has been granted permission to sell beer to its gun-toting patrons.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

India’s Kerala state moves to ban alcohol

A total prohibition of alcohol is to be enforced in the southern Indian state of Kerala in 10 years, authorities have said.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol tax could fund addicts’ treatment

A new tax could be levied on sales of alcohol to fund the treatment of drink and drug addicts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 2 Comments »

Religious ‘more aggressive’ when drunk

Those who hold strong religious beliefs are more likely to be aggressive when drunk, according to a recent study.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Navy curbs booze after fatal sub shooting

The Royal Navy has taken steps to curb “excessive drinking” after a fatal shooting on board a submarine.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Lobster pots a hit with drunken Brits

Lobster pots, pie makers and diving equipment are just some of the bizarre online purchases made by Brits under the influence, it has emerged.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

NRA warns against alcohol at gun shows

The US National Rifle Association has spoken against proposals to allow the sale of alcohol at gun shows warning it could have a “devastating impact”.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

SWA casts doubt on UK alcohol proposals

The chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association has questioned the effectiveness of several measures proposed by a group of UK MPs to tackle alcohol misuse.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

New app helps track alcohol intake

Drinkaware has launched a smartphone app designed to help people monitor their alcohol consumption and set goals to cut back if necessary.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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