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Aldi Liquor License Opposed Due to Negative Alcohol Influence

Donnerstag 7. April 2011 von htm

The German supermarket giant Aldi, has applied for liquor licenses for its 102 stores across the New South Wales, including 9 stores in Illawarra. The Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council and New South Wales Health have made submission against the application for licenses by Aldi. They stated the high rate in the number of alcohol related crimes, accidents and their opposition to more alcohol licenses in the communities.
Sharralyn Robinson, CEO of the Illawarra Land Council has expressed that they are very much aware of the effects of alcohol in the community and they already had more than enough alcohol outlets. (Source: Google Alcohol News, 04/06/11) topnews.us, 04/06/11

Kategorie: Alcohol industry, Allgemein, Availability, consumption, Global, Politics, Prevention, societal effects, Watchdogs | Keine Kommentare »

USA: Walgreens Drug Store Wants to Sell Alcohol in Indiana

Donnerstag 4. März 2010 von htm

Liquor stores are suing and neighbors are complaining as the Walgreens pharmacy chain seeks permits to sell alcohol at its stores in Indiana, the Indianapolis Star reported Feb. 27. Walgreens stopped selling alcohol about a decade ago but wants to resume such sales in central Indiana. Opponents in Indianapolis and other areas say that the area already is oversaturated with alcohol outlets, and the state’s beverage retailers have filed suit over the issue. (Source: Join Together, 3/3/10)

Kategorie: Alcohol industry, Allgemein, Court Case, Global | Keine Kommentare »

Specific Problems Among Youth Due To Alcohol Outlets

Dienstag 22. Dezember 2009 von htm

Prior studies have not only demonstrated a clear connection between alcohol outlets and alcohol-related problems, they have also shown that certain types of outlets are associated with different types of problem outcomes. A new study shows that a particular group, underage youth and young adults, have specific problems – injury accidents, traffic crashes, and assaults that are related to specific types of alcohol outlets – off-premise outlets, bars and restaurants. (Quelle: Medical News Today, 12/21/09)

Kategorie: Alcohol industry, Allgemein, Driving under the Influence, Global, Health, Research, Violence and crimes, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

How To Reduce Gun Violence

Freitag 13. März 2009 von htm

Addressing Heavy Drinking And Off-Premise Alcohol Outlets To Reduce Gun Violence. While inappropriate gun use certainly contributes to gun violence, other contributing factors, such as alcohol, deserve greater scrutiny. New research has found that heavy drinking near off-premise alcohol outlets, such as take-out establishments and delis, is a risk factor for being shot in an assault. The authors suggest that reducing the density of off-premise alcohol outlets and better training servers in these outlets may help to reduce gun violence. (Source: Medical News Today, 3/12/09)

Kategorie: Alcohol industry, Allgemein, Global, Prevention, Research, Violence and crimes | Keine Kommentare »

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