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2014-04-10 23:01:47

The 2014 Ultra Music Festival has Miami city officials calling for an end to Ultra in their town. Newly-formed EDM coalition wants the promoters and the city to work together to keep Ultra in Miami. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 City officials have taken the unfortunate incidents during Ultra weekend in Miami, that have caught fire on social media, as a sign the event is too unruly and should be denied future permits to operate in the city On March 30th, 2014 CBS Miami referenced the...

2014-04-02 08:28:50

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As warm weather, Spring Break, and the kick-off of seasonal music festivals is upon us, so are the dangers of so-called party drugs that fuel many people's fun. Unfortunately, the use of both legal and illegal substances--under party settings in particular--can spark overdoses, hospitalizations, and in some cases exacerbate addiction or mental health issues. Popular party drugs include cocaine, ketamine, MDMA (in different forms),...

2014-03-05 23:00:38

Since research finds that parents can be effective in preventing drug abuse, speaking to youth about club drug dangers before a Spring Break trip is good thinking. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 For most of the colleges in the US, Spring Break will start in early or mid-March, which means that hundreds of thousands of young people will head to warm locations like San Padre Island, Texas, or Pensacola, Florida. Or they may head out of the country to the Bahamas or Mexican resorts. Too many of...

2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-02-28 14:09:54

With up to 10 new designer drugs flooding streets every year, more education is needed to convey risks, especially among youth, say UAlberta researchers. In the span of a decade, Canada has gone from ecstasy importer to global supplier of the illegal party drug. At the same time, even newer designer highs—sometimes just a mouse-click away—are flooding the drug market faster than legislation can keep pace. It’s a worrying problem that University of Alberta researchers say requires...

2014-02-26 23:20:51

Beverage Packaging market report covers the packaged beverage industry in totality at each subsegment level by type and raw material. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/beverage-packaging-market-1222.html) (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Beverage Packaging Market By Beverage Types (Non-Alcoholic, Alcoholic & Dairy), Packaging Types (Bottle, Can, Pouch, Carton, Draught, Bulk & Others), Material (Glass, Plastic, PET, HDPE, Metal,...

2014-02-13 23:22:52

ArKay Beverages is the first Alcohol Free Liquor to be showcased at the 2014 Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Owners of Nightclubs, Restaurants, and Bars throughout the US are anxious to welcome ArKay, the world’s first alcohol free liquor to showcase its invention to the upcoming Night Club & Bar convention trade show in Las Vegas Nevada on March 24th through the 26th. With over 37,000...

2014-02-10 20:21:00

Beverage Information Group's Handbook Advance 2014 Released NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was another positive year for the distilled spirits and wine industries, as each posted gains in both volume and dollar sales, although growth slowed from years past. The beer industry also saw success in some categories, but was unable to post its second year of increases overall. Slowed and declined growth may be attributed to factors such as decreased labor force...

2014-02-07 23:23:03

The Stress of Success: Why Do Celebrities Abuse Drugs? A surprising number of celebrities have died by accident. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 While many celebrity drug deaths have been the result of either suicide or the use of illegal drugs, a surprising number of stars have died by accident, from medications that can be purchased at the corner pharmacy. Sometimes, it can be hard to distinguish if the celebrity death was a suicide or an accidental overdose, as these events...

2014-02-06 23:29:13

Alcohol & Drug Rehab Chicago helps people get relief from their alcohol and drug addiction problems. Call (773) 313-3019 for a free appointment. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 A Chicago alcohol and drug rehab center is announcing that it has launched an effort toward reducing prescription drug abuse through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. According to statistics from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 7.6 percent of 12th-graders used Adderall, 7.6 percent used Vicodin, 5.3...