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2014-09-10 08:37:10

TransBiotec, Inc. Enters into a Master Distribution Agreement for Distribution Rights to the SOBR Alcohol Testing Device SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransBiotec, Inc., (OTCBB: IMLE) today announced that it has entered into a Master Distribution Agreement with AG Global Capital to distribute TransBiotec, Inc.'s SOBR alcohol testing device in the Republic of Turkey ("Turkey"), the Kingdom of Sweden ("Sweden") and the Gulf Cooperation Council ("GCC") comprising...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-08-25 00:20:17

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldea Pharmaceuticals, a company pioneering novel therapeutics to treat aldehyde metabolism disorders, today announced that it has closed a $24 million Series B equity financing. The financing included new investors RusnanoMedInvest (RMI) and WuXi PharmaTech Corporate Ventures. All previous investors including Canaan Partners and Correlation Ventures also participated in the round. The financing will be used to advance Aldea's lead...

2014-07-17 16:09:09

University of Texas at Austin Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have generated mutant worms that do not get intoxicated by alcohol, a result that could lead to new drugs to treat the symptoms of people going through alcohol withdrawal. The scientists accomplished this feat by inserting a modified human alcohol target into the worms, as reported this week in The Journal of Neuroscience. "This is the first example of altering a human alcohol target to prevent...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-02 12:21:15

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act tackle repeat, hardcore offenders NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are strengthening supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and...

2014-07-01 08:21:40

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act take effect July 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws will go in to effect that will strengthen supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired...

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2014-06-27 12:33:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While alcohol-related deaths are commonly viewed in the context of drunk driving, a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) looked at alcohol-related deaths of any kind and discovered that 1 in 10 deaths of working-age Americans can be attributed to alcohol. The study found that from 2006 to 2010, alcohol abuse could be linked to around 88,000 deaths of Americans. These causes of death included long-term...

2014-06-17 12:28:25

BETHESDA, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For many people, a day at the beach, on the boat, or at a backyard barbecue will include drinking alcoholic beverages. But excessive drinking and summer activities don't mix. Drinking impairs both physical and mental abilities, and it also decreases inhibitions--which can lead to tragic consequences on the water, on the road, and in the great outdoors. In...

2014-06-13 23:02:04

According to reports, during summer months there is an increase in drug and alcohol use; especially with teens. To help combat this, Narconon Freedom Center is issuing new tips to keep kids drug free during summer. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Summer can be the best time of year for teens. Whether it’s taking some time off between the busy years of high school or the last stretch of time spent at home before heading off to college, young people can have some of the best times...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'