The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended Tuesday that states lower the legal blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level while driving from 0.08 to 0.05 or lower. Exact blood alcohol levels are hard to estimate, but the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) created these charts to help men and women know when they've had too much to get behind the wheel.
Via Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, They just ain’t making Maker’s like they used to. According to the company, an apparent bourbon shortage has besieged the company leaving it no choice but to cut the alcohol content of their booze from 45% to 42%.
Combining energy drinks with alcoholic beverages may strengthen a person's urge to continue drinking, a new study suggests. Australian researchers found that young adults who consumed an energy drink mixed with alcohol had a small to moderate increase in their desire to keep drinking compared with people who drank alcohol alone.
There’s been a lot of public and private handwringing within the legal establishment in recent years. There’s anxiety — and outrage — over the spiraling cost of legal education and the diminishing opportunities and salaries for recent law school grads.
WINNIPEG — Manitobans will soon be allowed to drink alcohol in spas and hair salons.
That’s one of many changes to provincial liquor laws announced by the NDP government.
Most of the changes involve licensing requirements for restaurant and bar owners.
For example, restaurants will no longer have to report on the sales ratio between food and alcohol.
Types of liquor licences are being reduced to three from 12.
Many Russians consider beer a soft drink – a light refresher that can be guzzled on the way to work or sucked down in great quantities before a picnic and a swim in the river. Hard drinkers sniff at its weakness, as the saying goes: "Beer without vodka is like throwing money to the wind."