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2010-03-18 13:30:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Beverage Information Group's recently released Handbook Advance 2010, the bleak economy influenced the success of each segment of the beverage alcohol business in 2009. Distilled spirits and wine experienced positive results, albeit at a much slower rate than in the past, while beer saw unprecedented declines. Last year, the economy reversed the previous "trading up" trend in the spirits category and consumers changed their...

2010-03-02 08:27:00

HOUSTON and PENSACOLA, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: IBGH) announced today, that CEO Peter Bianchi and his proprietary beverage, drank, have been featured as the cover story in the March issue of Beverage Spectrum, a highly respected beverage industry trade magazine. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/DRANKLOGO) The article, which touts drank(TM) as the category leader and face of the relaxation beverage...

2010-02-16 17:34:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Friday 19th February 2010 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm; doors open 6.30 pm WHERE: Japanese Language Hall 487 Alexander Street @ Jackson Street Vancouver SPEAKERS: --DR. ETHAN A. NADELMANN Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance; New York, USA --SENATOR PIERRE CLAUDE NOLIN, Senate of Canada; Ottawa, Canada...

2010-02-08 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeGames 2010 (www.safegames2010.com), a consortium of local, national, and international harm-reduction and advocacy organizations under the leadership of Keeping The Door Open Society, is working to ensure that Vancouver residents and international visitors celebrate safely during the 2010 Winter Olympics. SafeGames will provide a wide array of resources to help keep the Olympic community safe and protected, including tips on safe...

2010-01-12 08:27:00

HOUSTON and DRESDEN, Tenn., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Innovative Beverage Group Holdings, Inc. (OTC.PK: IBGH) announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Volunteer Distributing Company, a distributor for major beer brands including Budweiser®, Yuengling®, Fat Tire®, and Magic Hat®, to expand the reach of the company's signature relaxation beverage, drank(TM) to five counties in the...

2010-01-07 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeGames 2010 (www.safegames2010.com), a consortium of local, national, and international harm-reduction and advocacy organisations, is working to ensure that Vancouver residents and international visitors celebrate safely during the upcoming Winter Olympics. Modelled after Salt Lake City's successful SafeGames 2002 initiative, SafeGames 2010 will employ a wide array of outreach and advocacy practices. SafeGames' teams of 200-plus...

2010-01-05 20:32:52

A recent evaluation by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that online interventions for problem alcohol use can be effective in changing drinking behaviors and offers a significant public health benefit. In the first evaluation of its kind, the study published in Addiction found that problem drinkers provided access to the online screener www.CheckYourDrinking.net, reduced their alcohol consumption by 30% -- or six to seven drinks weekly "“ rates that are comparable...

2009-12-30 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year when New Year's rolls around, countless Americans make resolutions to change their drinking habits for the better. Although some people may succeed in changing their alcohol habits just by making a resolution, most will fail unless they do a bit more. Alcohol expert Kenneth Anderson of The HAMS Harm Reduction Network tells us that the key elements to successful behavioral change are the following: Setting realistic goals Detailed...

2009-12-15 21:16:19

A recent comparison of proposed national alcohol policies in Lesotho, Malawi, Uganda, and Botswana shows that the drinks industry has assumed a significant and detrimental role in designing national alcohol policies in Sub-Saharan Africa. The policy drafts point to the alcohol industry's preferred version of a national alcohol policy, which includes letting the industry regulate its own marketing activities. In a study published in the January issue of the journal Addiction, researchers...

2009-12-10 14:54:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today applauding the inclusion of language in the fiscal year 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act lifting the ban on federal funding for syringe exchange initiatives to prevent the spread of HIV. The omnibus bill passed the House this afternoon by a vote of 221 to 202. "The scientific support for syringe exchange could not be more clear. As Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National...


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