Monthly Archives: November 2016

Travis County Underage Drinking Task force reaching young kids to combat underage drinking

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This holiday season the Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention task force is stepping up their efforts. They’re teaching kids why it’s dangerous for them to drink at a young age, and what to do if the adult they’re with is too intoxicated to drive. Continue reading

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The Surgeon General’s Report: Facing Addiction in America

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November 16, 2016 — The Surgeon General just release a comprehensive report on alcohol, drugs, and health entitled “Facing Addiction in America.” Fifty-two years ago, the first Surgeon General’s Report Smoking and Health was released, and it proved to be … Continue reading

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Texas Coalition calls for a social host ordinance proposition in Port Arthur to prevent underage drinking

The Southeast Texas Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse wants a solution for it in Port Arthur by issuing a social host ordinance. Under the ordinance, people accountable for providing an environment where underage drinking occurs, can be cited by law enforcement. “The goal is to hold parents and other adults accountable for giving alcohol to minors and let parties go on at their house and not chaperone those parties.” Continue reading

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Taco Bell Cantina, serving local beer and booze, opens today in Austin near UT Campus

November 3, 2016 – Statesman – This ain’t your father’s Taco Bell. The fast-casual chain is 86ing the drive-thru, modernizing and putting on a sleek new look for Taco Bell Cantina. The new restaurant opens today at 2000 Guadalupe Street … Continue reading

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Doctors: Energy drink over-consumption caused man’s liver damage

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Nov. 3, 2016 – Statesman –   Energy drinks can be OK in moderation, but when you drink too many in one day, your health can suffer.  A construction worker recently went to the hospital after having abdominal pain, nausea and … Continue reading

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