Alcohol

NEW YORK (AP) — The 19-year-old daughter of New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has opened up about her personal struggles, saying she spent years battling substance abuse and depression. Chiara de Blasio, a college sophomore who had a central role in her father’s campaign, appears in a surprise four-minute video released Tuesday by […]

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS  (AP) — A Catholic high school in suburban Chicago says it’ll begin randomly testing all students this fall to determine if any of them have been drinking alcohol. St. Viator High School in Arlington Heights says the tests will be done with a hair sample. Officials say that can determine if a student […]

Back in 2008, health and consumer groups called on the government to require alcoholic beverages to carry nutrition labeling similar to what foods and other…

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An operator of TGI Fridays restaurants in New Jersey has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine for serving customers cheap booze when they paid for top shelf. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said Wednesday that the fine levied against Livingston-based Briad Group, as a result of an investigation dubbed Operation Swill, […]

This is Chris Paul from the TJMS running through the top stories in roughly sixty seconds with The Morning Minute. OJ Simpson was in court yesterday to ask for his retrial.  And y’all won’t believe how they treated The Juice.  OJ was brought into court all shackled up, like the opening scene in Django.  Then […]

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch InBev of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands. The suits were filed in Pennsylvania, California and other states on behalf of consumers allegedly cheated out of the beverage’s stated alcohol content. Budweiser and Michelob each boast being […]

Roland Martin talks with Dr. David Jernigan about a new report released Thursday by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health African-American youth ages 12-20 are seeing more advertisements for alcohol in magazines and on TV compared with all youth ages 12-20.

A new report released Thursday by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that African-American youth are exposed to more alcohol advertisement. According to the study, black youth ages from the ages of 12-20 are seeing more advertisements for alcohol in magazines and on TV […]

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Today, Roger “The Dodger” Leonard is a grateful recovering addict and alcoholic of 29 years, a certified addiction counselor, a national motivational speaker and author. He earned recovery by surrendering and changing his behavior. The renewed lifestyle did not occur over night. Cicero and Getha Leonard nurtured four boys and three girls in Washington, D.C., […]

With prom season and graduation nearing, the issue of underage drinking and its potentially deadly consequences are on the minds of many parents. To help parents have “the talk” during April – National Alcohol Awareness Month – Anheuser-Busch has expanded its “Family Talk About Drinking” program to help parents begin and sustain meaningful conversations about […]