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2014-02-08 08:20:20

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Massachusetts First Lady Kitty Dukakis will join Alcohol Justice, youth, adults, and community organizations that make up the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) at a Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee hearing Monday, February 10, 2014, where a motion to draft an ordinance to prohibit alcohol ads on city-owned and controlled property will be heard. They will...

2013-05-24 16:22:43

Council Member Alarcon and www.NoAlcoholAds.org Move Closer to Reducing Underage Drinking in L.A. LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice joined with the Los Angeles Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property today to thank the L.A. City Public Safety Committee and its Chair Mitchell Englander for moving to create an ordinance to ban alcohol ads from L.A. city-owned or controlled property. The motion had been held-up in the committee since the summer...

2013-02-19 08:34:12

BIRMINGHAM, England, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What do David Beckham, Denzel Washington, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Donald Trump and Tom Cruise all have in common? They all abstain from the drinking of alcohol and taking of non-prescriptive drugs! These are just some of the famous celebrities proud to admit to not using alcohol and drugs. Others include reformed drinkers and lifestyle brand personalities Samuel L Jackson, Elton John, Shania Twain,...

2012-07-31 06:23:58

Traveling exhibition created by the Center, curated by acclaimed author and Pulitzer finalist Daniel Okrent PHILADELPHIA, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The era of flappers and suffragists, bootleggers and temperance lobbyists, and real-life legends like Al Capone and Carry Nation will come vividly to life in the National Constitution Center's world-premiere exhibition American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Spanning the dawn of the temperance movement in the...

2012-06-14 10:23:59

VICTORIA, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Smashing glass. Thousands of people out of control. A moment that should have been a huge national celebration exploded into mob violence June 15, 2011. It was seeing the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver unfold before his very eyes that assured Victoria resident, former broadcasting executive Miles Craig, that he was right in his plan to create a new charitable foundation that would make Canada a better place. Rather than wring his hands or stay tuned...

2012-04-18 02:25:35

MALVERN, Pa., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accessible Archives, Inc.®, a publisher of electronic full-text searchable historical databases, has announced the imminent availability of The Lily, the first newspaper published for women in the United States. The Lily takes its place as the ninth database compiled by Accessible Archives. Under the editorship of Amelia Bloomer it was first published in Seneca Falls, New York 1849-1853, and later in Mount Vernon, Ohio 1854-1856, eventually...

2008-07-09 09:00:42

Seventy-five years after the repeal of Prohibition, state lawmakers across the country are marking the anniversary by relaxing or eliminating some laws that have restricted alcohol sales since as long ago as the 1930s. Colorado this week became the 35th state _ and 13th since 2002 _ to allow residents to buy alcohol on Sundays when a measure that won the approval of the General Assembly and Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter in April formally took effect. The new law replaces a 1933 state statute...