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ER Injuries Related To Malt Liquor And Strong Beer
2013-08-15 12:01:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A preliminary study at a Baltimore hospital found that drinkers of hard liquors and high-alcohol beers like Steel Reserve were more prevalent in the emergency room than drinkers of regular beers. “Recent studies reveal that nearly a third of injury visits to Level I trauma centers were alcohol-related and frequently a result of heavy drinking,” said lead study author David Jernigan, a director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and...

2009-08-15 14:51:48

Sales of non-alcoholic products in Sweden by the country's retail alcohol monopoly have increased dramatically so far in 2009, figures show. While Swedes also have bought more wines, alcoholic spirits and strong beers this year, Systembolaget's revenues from non-alcoholic products were up 16.9 percent in the first seven months compared with the same period last year, The Local reported Friday. Wines came in second in Sweden with a 10.9 percent increase, while strong beer and liquor sales were...

2009-02-25 14:27:46

Police in New York said an alleged armed robber confessed loudly to his entire neighborhood after police apprehended the wrong man. Investigators said Raymond Gramby, 37, allegedly pulled a knife inside of a deli at about 1:45 a.m. Monday and fled with two bottles of Olde English malt liquor, the New York Post reported Wednesday. Officers followed the suspect back to his apartment building, but mistakenly grabbed a different man who answered the door. Gramby then opened his window and...

2008-08-18 03:00:18

By Stowe, Gene While customers' tastes change in the ups and downs of the economy, beer wholesaler Metro Beverages Inc. keeps moving ahead with a mix of products that keeps everybody happy. "People will drink whether the economy's good or the economy's bad," says Sam Roule, vice president and general manager of the 63- year-old family business. The distributor, which has Miller, Coors and Pabst franchises, sells subprime brands such as Miller High Life and Keystone Light, domestic primes...

2008-04-03 09:00:00

U study: Malt liquor heavily promoted in black neighborhoods -- University of Minnesota researchers hope new data about the accessibility and advertising of malt liquor in black neighborhoods will encourage new policy debates. Comparing neighborhoods in 10 U.S. cities, the researchers found that malt liquor was heavily promoted in black neighborhoods and was available in greater quantities and at lower prices. Their results were released Wednesday and published in the Journal of Substance...

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2005-03-15 08:02:36

Low price and high alcohol content make beverage a cheap high, study finds HealthDayNews -- People who drink malt liquor are more likely to be homeless, jobless and receive public assistance. And they tend to consume more alcohol and more often than other types of drinkers, a new study finds. While the authors say more research is needed, they suggest that because malt liquor has a higher alcohol content and consumers tend to drink more of it, these factors could be to blame for the "negative...


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