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2013-11-15 10:47:15

A new report from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls into question whether existing federal and voluntary standards for alcohol advertisements curtail potentially damaging content and protect public health. The researchers examined nearly 1,800 different ads for beer, spirits and alcopops that appeared between 2008 and 2010 in national magazines; they found that while the ads largely adhered to existing regulations...

Blood-Glucose Breathalyzer For Diabetics
2013-11-13 15:17:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Soon diabetics may be able to use a pain-free breathalyzer device to easily monitor their blood-glucose levels, according to new research being presented at the 2013 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas this week. Developed by Ronny Priefer, a chemist from Western New England University, the device uses nanometer-thick films made from of two polymers that react...

2013-11-12 23:31:18

Driving under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other drugs can have serious consequences. Educational brochures from Journeyworks Publishing aim to raise awareness and prevent alcohol and drug related accidents. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 “Don’t Drink and Drive” is a familiar phrase to most people. Now with new marijuana laws cropping up in many states, whether it is for medicinal or recreational use, another phrase may soon become as familiar: “Don’t Drive...

2013-11-08 23:03:54

Kahntact USA will soon be conducting DOT Drug and Alcohol Training courses online. The BAT Training is device specific for Alcovisor, CMI, Draeger, Intoximeters, and Lifeloc. Hillside, IL (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 United States's Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 40 describes required procedures for conducting workplace drug and alcohol testing for the Federally regulated transportation industry: "This part concerns the activities of transportation employers,...

2013-10-31 23:24:12

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., challenges the reliability of the Alcotest in New Jersey DWI cases and recommends that the state switch to blood testing. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Attorney Evan Levow, the founder of Levow & Associates law firm, joined a group of other defense lawyers at the New Jersey Supreme Court to argue for the immediate discontinuation of the Alcotest breath test. Usage of the breath test in New Jersey drunken driving cases has been...

2013-10-30 23:22:35

DWI attorney Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., challenges the reliability of the Alcotest and gets quoted in an Associated Press news story. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 The breath test used in New Jersey drunken driving cases was bashed by critics in front of the state's Supreme Court, but the court decided that the Alcotest machine could continue to be used by police despite software flaws and other issues that had gone uncorrected for five years. Attorney Evan Levow and other...


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