Temperance is the new craft beer for drinks groups

LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters Breakingviews) - With a teetotaller in the White House and strong demand for low-alcohol tipples, moderation is having a moment.  Greater health awareness and restrained consumption among young drinkers mean volumes of low- and no-alcohol beer will expand five times faster than traditional drinks in 2018.

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The case for setting a minimum price on alcohol

Your booze is probably too cheap.

That’s probably not something most people who enjoy beer, wine, or any other alcoholic beverage think at the store or bar, but it’s a view widely shared by public health and drug policy experts — especially as the effective price has fallen due to market competition, mass production, and policies that have failed to keep up with inflation.

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State: Businesses let RIT students buy alcohol with student IDs

NEW YORK - Rochester Institute of Technology students allegedly used their college-issued identification cards, cards that don't include dates of birth, to purchase alcohol at two adjoining Scottsville Road businesses.

The New York State Liquor Authority on Thursday stopped the businesses — Father Son Wine & Spirits and Joey's Mini Mart — from selling alcohol, effective immediately.