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Marijuana And Alcohol Good Together?


The recent legalization of recreational marijuana in states such as Colorado and Washington has caused some consternation among many business owners. There was a seemingly valid concern that this burgeoning industry would somehow cut into their profits. Alcohol producers were ...

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Drinking Water Does Not Cure Hangover


According to a team of researchers from the Netherlands and Canada, drinking water in order to prevent a hangover the next morning might not really work. Additionally, the new research also suggests that the one way to guarantee not having ...

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States Banning Powdered Alcohol

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Powdered alcohol, not yet an officially market-launched product, has been banned in nearly two dozen states. New York was the most recent state to join the ban officially forbidding the substance this past Friday, August 14. New York City Governor ...

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Suntory Whiskey Will Be Aged In Space


If the astronauts get “Lost In Space” it might be because they’re sampling the Suntory Whiskey. After garnering awards for making the world’s best whiskies, Japanese beverage company Suntory Holdings Ltd. is looking toward the future. Indeed, if their newly ...

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Why Is My Hangover So Bad? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is my hangover so bad?” you ask? Good question. (Mind you, we may have previously touched upon hangovers but since a customized almighty Google search isn’t bringing it up let’s have ...

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Medicines for Lowering Blood Pressure Serves New Purpose: May Stop Addiction.

Blood pressure medication may stop drug, alcohol addiction

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Isradipine, the high blood pressure drug suppressed or erased memories which fed an alcohol or cocaine addiction in lab tests, revealing the potential to help addicted individuals avoid relapse. Sold under the name of DynaCirc, the drug is already gained ...

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Underage Drinking And Binge Drinking On Decline

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Underage and binge drinking are on the decline.  According to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), both binge drinking and underage drinking have been on the decline in the past decade’s time. Released ...

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Chimpanzees Go Ape Over Alcohol


According to new research published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal, chimpanzees go bananas over alcohol.  A research team in Bossou, Guinea, West Africa has discovered a number of chimpanzees who habitually pilfer palm wine. Specifically, the native raffia ...

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Alcohol Issues Affect 33 Million


Alcohol issues about across the US. According to a new study done by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and recently published in JAMA, approximately 33 million adults in the US currently have alcohol problems. Additionally, the majority ...

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Shape Of Your Glass Influences Your Drinking Speed


The shape of your glass used when drinking alcoholic beverages could influence your behavior. So says a group of researchers from the University of Bristol‘s Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group. According to their most recent research presented  at a symposium ...

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