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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 […]

VOTE NO on the Craft Beer Modernization & Tax Reform Act

Published May 26, 2017 in Alcohol Bill , Congress - 0 Comments

The following article is a reprinted email from AlcoholJustice.org The Federal government is losing billions a year on outdated alcohol taxes yet Big Alcohol is pushing the so-called “Craft Beer Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017” to lower taxes even further. If signed into law at least $321 million dollars in excise tax revenue […]

Alcohol and Aging

Published March 12, 2016 in Aging , Alcoholism , Senior Citizens - 0 Comments

Alcohol and Aging Persons age 65 and older constitute the fastest growing segment of the American population. Although the extent of alcoholism among the elderly is debated, the diagnosis and treatment of alcohol problems are likely to become increasingly important as the elderly population grows. This Alcohol Alert reviews recent research on the extent of […]

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