Alcohol Regulations often Problematic (Inconsistent and Illogical)

Laws and regulations about the marketing, sale and consumption of alcohol should be reasonable, consistent and clear.  Everyone would agree with that principle. Yet “Alcohol Regulations Often Problematic” shows how inconsistent, illogical, and ncomprehendable they can be. Texas Commission Unfortunately, laws concerning alcohol tend to have grown in a complex and inconsistent way since the repeal …

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Alcohol Junk Science Promoters & Believers

Alcohol junk science promoters and believers try to influence laws and public policy. For example, the New York State Assembly‘s Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse held hearings. It wanted to know whether or not alcohol advertising has an effect on youthful drinking. And, if so, what action the Assembly should take. The Faithful For …

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Favorite Alcoholic Beverages of Presidents and Others

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The favorite alcoholic beverages of presidents and others is fascinating subject.. U.S. Presidents The favorite alcoholic beverages of Presidents  of the U.S. include these. Whiskey (George Washington) Madiera wine (Thomas Jefferson) Gin and tonic (Gerald Ford) Martini (Herbert Hoover) Champagne (James Madison) Whiskey (Andrew Jackson) Champagne (James K. Polk) Rum and coke; dry martini (Richard …

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Government Attacks Drinking with Junk Science: Discover the Facts

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The U.S. government attacks drinking by teens with shoddy junk science. Here’s the story The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced an alleged breakthrough in research on alcohol policy. According to the DOJ, a comparison of drinking rates among American and European teenagers proved that those in Europe, with its more moderate alcohol attitudes …

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Alcohol and Drinking Words & Terms: A Glossary & Dictionary

Alcohol and drinking words can be confusing. What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey? Between a generic and a semi-generic wine? Or between beer and ale? Once you know the differences, see if your friends do. It’s fun! A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z A (Alcohol & Drinking Words) Absinthe is a spirit drink of aromatics including star anise, fennel seed, …

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Facts of Teen Prohibition: Facing Its Grim Failure – What Parents Can Do

In “Facts of Teen Prohibition: Facing Its Grim Failure” journalist John Buell describes below problems alcohol prohibition causes. Also see his “Underage Drinking Problem Prevention: Some Thoughts” and “Alcohol Brain Science of Teens: Dissenting Ideas to Consider.” The Case Against Infant Formula Three weeks before publishing its eye-catching “Grim Neurology of Teenage Drinking,” The New …

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Government Alcohol Information Erroneous: Consumer Beware

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is the US federal government’s lead alcohol agency. It’s responsible for providing alcohol information to the American public. Because it speaks with federal authority it is essential that its information be clear and accurate. Unfortunately, much of the government alcohol information is erroneous or misleading Alcohol …

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