Ander Mendez and his friends were hoping they’d struck it rich when they came up with the idea of selling alcohol-infused gummy bears — until they found themselves in the sights of sweet giant Haribo.
At the stroke of midnight on January 16, 1920, Prohibition went into effect. The so-called “Noble Experiment” outlawed the production, importation, transportation and sales of “intoxicating liquors” for almost 14 years, until its repeal on December 5, 1933.
- Why is a "level playing field" for local alcohol markets an important goal for public health and safety?
Did you know that an important goal of alcohol regulation is a "level playing field" for business licensees? Do you know why it's crucial for public health and safety?
ATLANTA — Adults in the United States who binge drink are consuming even more alcohol per binging episode, according to a new study published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The number of UK pubs and bars increased for the first time in a decade during 2019, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
American alcohol producers say President Donald Trump’s tariffs on European wine and whiskey have hamstrung the U.S. alcohol industry and threaten tens of thousands of jobs.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont lawmakers are looking at lowering the legal limit for drunk driving. Right now, your blood alcohol content must be below 0.08 before you hit the road.
- Prohibition began in the US 100 years ago today — this map shows how many bars per capita there are in each state
Prohibition, the 13-year-long nationwide ban on alcoholic beverages in the US, began on January 16, 1920.
- Los Angeles Public Health Advocates Demand City Leaders Take Action to Protect Communities from Alcohol Related Harms
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Drug and Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A.DAPA) will hold an important press event to call attention to a life-saving policy concerning alcohol outlet over-concentration in Los Angeles.
It’s common knowledge that alcohol affects your brain function, but you may wonder exactly how it works. Some people think of alcohol as a stimulant that can increase your heart rate, give you energy, and decrease your inhibitions. However, this is not the whole story.