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2014-07-08 11:08:29

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs The brands of alcohol popular with underage drinkers also happen to be the ones heavily advertised in magazines that young people read, a new study finds. The findings, reported in July's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, add to evidence that alcohol ads can encourage kids to drink. They also suggest that the alcohol industry's self-imposed standards on advertising are inadequate, said lead researcher Craig Ross, Ph.D., M.B.A., of the...

2014-06-02 20:21:47

LOS ANGELES, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice, youth, adults, and community organizations that make up the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) will be present tomorrow at a Los Angeles City Council hearing to support a motion to draft an ordinance to prohibit alcohol ads on city-owned and controlled property. Council Member Paul Koretz will introduce the motion. When passed, the City Attorney will then be instructed to...

2014-04-21 16:24:27

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Rafael-based Alcohol Justice and Studio City-based Writers In Treatment are pleased to announce that there will be no shortage of brilliant short films during the first REEL Recovery Film Festival - San Francisco Bay Area Edition - April 24-27, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "Our recovery short films are potent little vignettes and powerful stories," said Leonard Buschel, founder of Writers In...

Pop Music References To Alcohol Influence Teenaged Drinking
2014-04-09 09:30:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Moet to Heineken, references to alcohol brands can be found throughout pop music and a new study has found a strong connection between liking music with these kinds of lyrics and drinking in teens and young adults. The study, published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, was based on a national survey of over 2,500 respondents. It found that individuals between 15 and 23 years old who could identify references to...

2014-02-08 08:20:20

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Massachusetts First Lady Kitty Dukakis will join Alcohol Justice, youth, adults, and community organizations that make up the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) at a Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee hearing Monday, February 10, 2014, where a motion to draft an ordinance to prohibit alcohol ads on city-owned and controlled property will be heard. They will...

2014-02-03 12:25:59

Alcohol Justice and North Coastal Prevention Coalition / Vista Community Clinic Present at CADCA National Leadership Forum SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reducing youth exposure to alcohol advertising on public property is an important goal for policy action. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) What: Presentation of Real World Experiences & Data Used to Develop & Implement Successful Community Campaigns To Reduce...

2014-01-30 04:21:40

Alcohol Justice says alcohol and sports are a toxic mix for young viewers and athletes, fueling injuries, violent behavior, and other harm SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Big Game approaching this Sunday, it's time to assess how huge a boost for the alcohol industry it really is. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/DC41105LOGO) "Big Alcohol in big sports is big business and very harmful to society, its youth, public health and safety,"...

2013-12-30 23:22:17

The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? “Despite the fact...

2013-11-15 10:47:15

A new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls into question whether existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements curtail potentially damaging content and protect public health. The researchers examined nearly 1,800 different ads for beer, spirits and alcopops that appeared between 2008 and 2010 in national magazines; they found that while the ads largely adhered to existing regulations...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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