THE NEW FORTY We're number one! Go ahead, have another. :-(
Well, this is a designation I think North Dakota could live without: More beer shipped to North Dakota in 2012 per capita than any other state. I caught this article by Erik Burgess on InForum before ... Posted on 7/23/13 at 12:19 PM
4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION ND Alcohol Culture Video...
The following video was produced by the ND Department of Human ServicesState Prevention Program and is definitely worth watching.
This may help people understand the seriousness of underage drinking a... Posted on 2/7/13 at 8:59 AM
COBBERS ON THE BRAIN Ethanol: A matter of perception?
As we discussed ethanol this week in class I began to realize that the problem with alcohol in our country is truly a problem of perception. Im not saying that we perceive the problem as larger than i... Posted on 12/11/12 at 8:23 PM
HEALTHBEAT Not your father's binge drinking
Over the past 15 years, an enormous amount of time, money and resources has been poured into the effort to lower the rate of binge drinking in the United States. You'd think it would have made a dif... Posted on 10/19/10 at 8:48 AM
While still high, North Dakota drops in rankings for binge drinking We’re still drinking, but we’ve cut back on the bingeing.
While North Dakota is one of several states that form the “binge drinking belt” across the northern Plains into New England, the state saw a significant drop in binge drinking from 2007 to 2010, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When professor John Collier learned that Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim planned to visit his class, he decided to have students show off their problem-solving skills by attacking a social problem instead of an engineering dilemma. Binge drinking was an obvious choice, given the national initiative Kim launched last spring aimed at reducing excessive drinking on college campuses. And it was a topic that students had plenty of experience with.
Prairie Public Radio will host a town hall meeting as part of its “High Risk High: Youth Drinking in North Dakota” project. “Binge Drinking at UND, Recovering in a College Setting and Changing the Culture of Alcohol” is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the UND Memorial Union Loading Dock.
A new survey released by the Grand Forks Tobacco Free Coalition, a local anti-smoking group, says a majority of smokers now agree that nonsmokers have a right to breathe clean air in indoor places, free from secondhand smoke.
Raising North Dakota’s taxes on beer, wine and liquor would provide as much as $2 million a year for programs that teach about the dangers of underage and binge drinking, said an advocate who wants a statewide vote on the issue.
Duane Peterson of Gwinner is chairman of an initiated measure that he wants to put on the ballot in November 2010. It would earmark part of a tax increase on alcoholic beverages for a governor's advisory council on alcohol and drugs.
Young men who believe that happiness declines with age are more likely to engage in risky health behaviors such as binge drinking. Their misguided negative view of the aging process may act as a disincentive to behave ‘sensibly’ and encourage them to make the most of the present in anticipation of ‘miserable’ old age.
Special Features Staff Reports
, December 05, 2009
Federal study finds 1 in 10 binge drinkers drive drunk; local law enforcement officials admit 'over-serving' laws are often disregarded A national study suggests that stepped-up efforts are needed to prevent bars and restaurants from serving customers after they’re intoxicated.
One in 10 binge drinkers got behind the wheel the last time they drank heavily. And half of those drivers left from a bar, restaurant or nightclub after downing five or more drinks, a new study has found.
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