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Production of Alcoholic Energy Drink Halted in 20 States

By Bryan Le

The company behind the "alcopop" energy drink Four Loko has reluctantly agreed to a settlement that will limit their production and restrict their advertising. MORE  

Urban Outfitters: Soon Selling Booze?

By Sarah Beller

The retailer plans to serve alcohol in its new Williamsburg location. But will it be a "chill vibe?" MORE  

Booze Pouches Let You Guzzle Like a Toddler

By May Wilkerson

"Squeezable Vessels Are Convenient, Appealing to Young Drinkers" boast marketers of the popular new pouches. MORE  

Booze Ads Tell Kids, "Drink Irresponsibly"

By May Wilkerson

Alcohol ads aimed at younger readers are more likely to violate industry standards, say researchers. MORE  

South Korea: Let's Improve Wrong Drinking Culture!

By May Wilkerson

A South Korean liquor giant gestures towards solving a serious national problem. MORE  

Hard Liquor Ads Hit the Small Screen

By Valerie Tejeda

Booze advertising on TV has been dominated by beer for decades, but that's about to change. MORE  

Booze Ads Mislead With "Drink Responsibly" Line

By May Wilkerson

Industry watchdog calls out alcohol companies for using the message deceptively. MORE  

Belvedere Vodka's Rapey Ad: Social Media Fail?

By May Wilkerson

Promoting sexual assault turns out to be a less-than-smooth marketing strategy for Belvedere. MORE  

Rap's Liquored Lyrics Push Booze Brands on Kids

By Dirk Hanson

Young people are bombarded by 3.4 alcohol brand references an hour in their music, researchers find. MORE  

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Teens Who Get Drunk Sooner Are More Likely To Become Heavy Drinkers

A new research study has concluded that teens who abuse alcohol earlier in life have more chance of becoming alcoholic.

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Heroin Easier to Get than Wine and Cheaper than Beer in PA

Bags of dope are being sold for as little as $5 in the Keystone State.

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson No-Shows for Hearing In Award-Winning Drug Case

Michael Brown's killer has been on administrative leave and has no intentions of showing up for any cases this year.

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Colorado Issues New Regulations for Marijuana Industry

The new regulations will equalize THC levels in edibles and restrict cultivation, and that has some store owners worried.

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California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders.

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