NEW YORK (AP) — If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman. That’s the new advice experts are recommending for the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are scheduled to be updated later this year for the first time in […]
VOLUNTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection imposed a temporary ban on alcohol possession and consumption at Beach Pond State Boat Launch in Voluntown on Friday. According to a message posted to the CT DEEP Boating Twitter page on Saturday, the ban will be in effect from July 10, 2020 […]
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will immediately return to a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce the volume of trauma patients so that hospitals have more beds open to treat COVID-19 patients. Confronted by surging hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, South Africa is also reinstating a night […]
One negative trend seen during this pandemic is substance abuse. Sales of alcoholic beverages have skyrocketed.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida banned alcohol consumption at its bars Friday as its daily confirmed coronaviruscases neared 9,000, a new record that is almost double the previous mark set just two days ago. The Florida agency that governs bars announced the ban on Twitter just minutes after the Department of Health reported 8,942 […]
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Alcohol consumption has been suspended at all bars throughout the State of Florida as coronavirus cases approach 9,000. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation announced via Twitter on Friday it was suspending on-premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide. The suspension went into effect immediately. The Florida DBPR has not […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Alcohol-based hand sanitizers can help stop the coronavirus from spreading, but drinking the products turned out to be deadly for four people in two states. Health officials reported this week that 15 adults were poisoned in Arizona and New Mexico in May and June after drinking hand sanitizer. Besides the four […]
Celebrations at River’s Bend is an event venue and one of four places in the city which has gotten these ID scanners which can instantly tell if the person trying to buy alcohol is of age.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added five more hand sanitizers to its list of products that have been found to contain a substance that can be potentially fatal when absorbed through the skin or ingested.
Hand sanitizer has become essential in our fight against COVID-19 but that bottle you take everywhere could be dangerous to your health, even life-threatening. The Food and Drug Administration is now warning people to stop using nearly 90 varieties of hand sanitizers.