Monthly Archives: February 2013

“Alcohol Poisoning” among Underage Drinkers is Roundtable Topic for GAUDPC Meeting on February 22 at MADD Austin

When: February 22, 2013 Time: 10:30 am to noon Where: MADD – Austin 3910 S Interstate 35, #225 Austin, TX 78704 (map) Phone: 512.445.4976 February’s Roundtable Topic:   “Alcohol Poisoning” … … Concerns follow the recent tragic death of 13-year-old Sophia … Continue reading

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Texan Standing Tall Statewide Summit, March 5-6

Acountability, Advocacy, and Action: Organize for Change Date: March 5-6, 2013 March 5th 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. March 6th 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Where:  Wyndham Garden Hotel – 3401 South IH-35, Austin, Tx Cost:  Attendance is $75.00 and includes … Continue reading

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Underage Drinking Concern: Parents’ horror as new $35 device lets you INHALE alcohol goes on sale in U.S.

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Parents have been warned of the dangers of a simple new device freely available online which heats alcohol and allows it to be inhaled – reportedly giving the user an instant but intense high.   Released in December, the $35 Vaportini … Continue reading

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Texans Standing Tall advocates increasing alcohol taxes to reduce underage drinking at TCUDPP meeting

The best way to reduce underage drinking is to increase the price of alcohol says Texans Standing Tall during the February 2013 TCUDDP meeting. They’re targeting what’s called the excise tax. “There’s truancy, there’s date rape, there’s unintended pregnancy, there’s … Continue reading

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