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2014-09-20 12:20:49

Watchdog demands end to alcohol industry's toxic relationship with NFL, teams and big game advertising SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NFL's Roger Goodell has yet to show any understanding that alcohol use by players is a major cause of domestic violence, child abuse, arrests and even suicide and homicide. Though he has shown progress in recognizing that domestic violence is a serious problem, he and the sport's biggest sponsor - Anheuser-Busch InBev - continue to...

2014-01-28 16:22:45

In Partnership with Writers In Treatment, Four Day Event Will Take Place April 24-27, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Rafael-based Alcohol Justice officially announced today a new film event for the Bay Area - The REEL Recovery Film Festival San Francisco Bay Area Edition. The four-day festival will present select feature-length and short, fictional and factual alcohol and drug addiction themed films that highlight the disease as well as the hope and...

2011-02-05 08:23:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five young people ages 10 to 20 were awarded prizes this past Thursday night for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl(TM) World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and all shared the same core message: seductive alcohol ads shown during TV sporting events, and especially during the Super Bowl, are inappropriate for millions of vulnerable young...

2011-02-04 04:00:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five young people ages 10 to 20 were awarded prizes last night for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl(TM) World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and all shared the same core message: seductive alcohol ads shown during TV sporting events, and especially during the Super Bowl, are inappropriate for millions of vulnerable young viewers who...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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