October 17

Yale Doctor On Probation For Alcohol Abuse

New Haven Register Kate Farrish Dr. Harris E. Foster Jr.’s license has recently been placed on a five-year probation after years of abusing alcohol. Dr. Foster, a physician and Urology professor at Yale School of Medicine, has been reported to the Medical Examination Board after having received information pertaining to Foster’s excessive amount of drinking […]

October 15

Cobb County Mom Arrested For Drinking Out of A Sippy Cup

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Zachary Hansen and J.D. Capelouto Kristina Gibson was arrested for reckless and conduct and public intoxication Gibson drank an alcoholic beverage out of her 5-year-old son’s sippy cup while attending a movie at a local theater. Gibson was taken to the hospital before being taken into custody.   To read the rest of […]

October 13

A Cocktail Curfew

The Telegraph-Macon.com Stanley Dunlap County commissioners throughout the state of Georgia have settled a rule requiring bars to stop serving alcohol after 2 am. Some bars have established a ”bring your own drink’ rule, which lets people at the open bars still CONSUME liquor. Anew alcohol tax, however, would be charged for drinks consumed at […]

October 12

Atlanta Councilmember Repeals Requirement For Liquor License

What Now Atlanta Caleb Spivak Atlanta Councilmember is repealing a requirement for Atlanta liquor license applicants that states license holders must provide at least two advertisements in publications that allow those legal advertisements. Amir Farokhi proposed this repeal back in September and was thereafter passed onto the Public Safety Committee. The appeal is now awaiting […]

October 12

How Leslie Merinoff-Kwasnieski Is Changing The Face of Liquor

Vogue Magazine Devorah Lev-Tov   Merinoff opened a distillery in Long Island, New York back in August, while also forming a project known as Matchbook Distilling Company. Matchbook was created for producing small-batch spirits without creating an entire distillery. Merinoff’s project has led to the creation of a bill that if made a law, will […]

October 12

Alcohol Linked to Deaths Under The Age of 50

Phil Cain Alcohol has been called the biggest risk factor for those under the age of 50, the cause of nearly 2.8 million people. A study funded by the Gates Foundation conducted over 500 studies pertaining to alcohol consumption and sales. 27% of women are dying of alcohol-related deaths, while 19% of men are dying […]

October 12

Last Year’s Drop in DUIs

WSB-TV Richard Belcher Police in Georgia have made a near 50% fewer DUI arrests in 2017 than they did in 2008. A key variable in the state’s decrease would be dedicated to Uber and Lyft. Atlanta, Georgia had also made a change in traffic monitoring back in 2015.   To read the full article, please […]

October 10

Verne Troyer Death Ruled A Suicide By Alcohol Intoxication

Guardian Publishing Association   Actor Verne Troyer died back in April of this year at the age of 49. The actor is most known for his role in the film franchise Austin Powers. The Los Angeles coroner finally rules Troyer’s death a suicide due to alcohol intoxication.   To read the rest of this story, […]

October 09

Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte’s Alcohol Addiction

CBS Sports Kevin Skiver 6-time Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte is reportedly seeking help after years of suffering from alcohol abuse Jeff Ostrow, Lochte’s lawyer, has said his client has been battling with alcohol for years and that Lochte has acknowledged his problem and his need for rehabilitation. Lochte has already been banned from Olympic […]

September 04

Bye-Bye, Hangover: Cool off this summer sans booze with trending zero-proof drinks for grown-ups.

Zero- and low-proof cocktails are having a moment. We love sipping our way through bottles of rosé in the summer, but let’s be honest: It’s hot, and sometimes you need a break from the booze. Now’s the perfect time to try out this trend, and bartenders around the city are getting on board. Gone are […]