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2011-05-24 09:57:27

The popular, formerly caffeinated, fruity alcoholic beverage, Four Loko, has been blamed for the spike in alcohol-related hospitalizations, especially throughout college campuses.

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2011-04-22 09:28:28

In the past ten years, the proportion of British girls aged 16 to 24 who admit to binge drinking, or having at least six drinks in succession, has increased to 27% from 17%, think-tank Demos reports from data collected by YouGov.

2011-04-06 11:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recovering economy resulted in improved growth for beverage alcohol sales, but the impact was mixed among the liquor, wine and beer categories.

2011-03-27 13:26:00

NEW YORK, March 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), chairman of the Senate Alcohol and Drug Abuse Committee, was joined by public health advocates from across New York Sunday to unveil plans to crack down on easy access that minors have to Four Loko and similar high-alcohol malted beverages.

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2010-11-30 10:20:00

In the wake of multiple state bans on caffeinated alcoholic beverages (CABs) and an FDA warning to four companies to remove their products from the marketplace.

2010-11-17 11:36:00

These beverages present a public health concern SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S.

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2010-11-17 11:05:00

US regulators are expected to ban the sale of alcoholic drinks that contain caffeine amid rising safety concerns.

2010-11-12 09:46:00

Taxi finder feature helps consumers locate cabs, avoid driving under the influence CHICAGO, Nov.

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2010-05-21 07:09:26

In a new strategy aimed at curbing alcohol abuse and keeping it out of the hands of young people, the World Health Organization is calling for discounts on alcoholic drinks to be banned and for advertising that targets young people to be trashed.

2010-03-31 18:43:00

'Don't Be Fooled - These Drinks are Dangerous!' Support Passage of AB 1598 to Ban AEDs in California SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the Marin Institute: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100329/DC77689LOGO) What: April 1, 2010 - Youth vs.


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