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No Amount is Safe

Published September 6, 2018 in Alcoholism , Community Impact , Disease , The Cost - 0 Comments

Alcohol use is a leading risk…Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for global disease burden and causes substantial health loss. We found that the risk of all-cause mortality, and of cancers specifically, rises with increasing levels of consumption, and the level of consumption that minimizes health loss is zero. These results suggest that alcohol […]

Looks Like Science Might Proclaim What We Already Know

A Lowered BAC Law for the United States?How often have you heard folks say, “It’s okay for me to drive, I only had “x” amount of drinks. ”  Well it looks like “x” amount of drinks and being able to drive my may be too many drinks.  Good science is proving what we’ve known all along. […]

Keeping Bars Open Until 4 am?

Extended Bar Hours: Dangers for States, Cities, & CommunitiesIn the last few years, states have introduced legislation to allow on-premises alcohol retailers to remain open beyond current closing times. Typically, retailers seeking extended hours are bars with closing times of 2:00 a.m. Developers, the hospitality and alcohol industries, and some legislators tout this type of […]

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