A recent report about alcohol-impaired driving from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration contained some good news and some bad news. The good news is driving-crash fatalities involving alcohol accounted for 28% of all traffic fatalities in 2016, the lowest percentage since 1982.
The new Republican tax law counts on a small, little-known federal agency to ensure a tax provision aimed at helping small liquor producers does not become a loophole large foreign distillers can exploit.
At issue is the law's tax cut for hard liquor producers, dropping a tax from $13.50 per proof gallon (a measure of the liquor's quantity and alcohol content) to $2.70 per proof gallon.
NEW YORK (ABC NEWS) - More than five million women have what's known as "Alcohol Use Disorder." Whether it's a casual drink with friends, or a "Bad Moms" style house party, there's no doubt many women love, and even crave their "mommy juice".
For many Americans, starting the New Year on the right foot means committing to a "dry January," or giving up alcohol for the first month of the year. Experts say it can be a good idea.
Call it a second round — with a twist. Back in 2010, Amazon purchased the wine-selling website Woot.Wine as part of the $110 million acquisition of its parent company, Woot.com.
A group of friends came up with a creative plan to avoid a New Year's Eve alcohol ban, by building a makeshift island in coastal waters.
The ban was put in place at the Tairua estuary on the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand's north island in an attempt to curb excess drinking, but the group found a loophole.
Ah, New Year's Eve. An occasion to reflect on the year that's passed, plan for the one up ahead, and, yes, probably consume some booze along the way. As health-conscious people around the world pick their poison for the night ahead—or vow to just pop open a bottle of kombucha come midnight—thoughts of "What alcohols are gluten-free?"
COLUMBIA, Missouri - This story was updated at 4 p.m. to add the ride credits being offered by Major Brands. Columbia attorney Mike Campbell is giving away 25 free Uber rides on New Year's Eve to prevent people from driving drunk. The spirits distributor Major Brands is also offering up to 1,000 free rides home across the state as part of its Safe Home After Every Occasion initiative.
It’s that time of year again when it’s time to start thinking about all of those resolutions that likely won’t stick. According to a story by U.S. News & World Reportin 2015, about 80 percent of people give up these goals by February.
When Steve Byrne’s friend dared him to give up alcohol for the month of January five years ago, Byrne accepted the challenge.
He cleared his calendar of beer-filled social events and doubled down on his CrossFit workouts. He had expected a little sacrifice, but was surprised that he felt so much better.