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2008-09-21 12:00:14

By Bill Evans When The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted a statement on alcohol on its Newsroom Web site earlier this week, it was gratifying to see such a warm and positive response on such a widely debated and controversial topic.

2008-09-06 00:00:04

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year as supplies dried up, leading to higher prices and reduced purity, the government reports.

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2008-09-03 08:40:00

A new survey in the U.K. found stress led half of 25 to 44 year olds to drink. Experts said levels increased during the holiday season and when children returned to school in the fall.

2008-08-25 18:00:30

It costs 5% more to consume alcoholic beverages this year than it did last year, according to research published by Intellaprice(R) (www.intella-price.com), a Boston-based pricing intelligence firm.

2008-08-20 18:00:00

By Anonymous As the Portland Press Herald reported July 16, it appears likely that a referendum vote on the proposed tax on soda, wine and beer will occur.

2008-08-13 15:00:41

Proposals to stop dairies selling wine and beer will not address the problem of alcohol- fuelled violence, say Nelson shop-owners who feel grocery stores are being unfairly targeted by the plans.

2008-08-11 09:01:07

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d4a6bb/alcoholic_drinks_i) has announced the addition of the "Alcoholic Drinks in Iran" report to their offering. This market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level.

2008-08-08 21:00:22

Britain plans to outlaw two freely available chemicals that double as date-rape drugs, the country's domestic security and order office said.

2008-08-06 03:00:39

By Jeff Mosier, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--FORT WORTH -- Voters citywide will decide in November whether to expand alcohol sales to the last two dry areas of Fort Worth.

2008-07-28 06:00:00

By Carol DeMare, Albany Times Union, N.Y. Jul. 28--ALBANY -- A law to make parents and other adults responsible when minors drink on their property even if the hosts didn't serve or provide the alcohol has been proposed by a county legislator.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.