Tag: legislation

Veteran Military Man in Fatigues
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Veterans Treatment Court Act Funds Supportive Alternatives

Veterans treatment courts (VTCs) are one of the fastest growing specialty court types in the U.S.; there are...

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Alcohol & Drunk Driving Trends: A 2018 Retrospective

In the spirit of the new year ahead, we have decided to look back at some of the...

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“No Refusal” DUI Policies: Time Is A Factor

During a drunk-driving traffic stop or following a crash, time is a critical factor when it comes to...

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Drinking legally at 19? Wisconsin is considering it

Could lowering the legal drinking age reduce binge drinking among younger drinkers, particularly those in college? Three Wisconsin...

Drunk driver being arrested
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WI Supreme Court Rules Against Drunk Drivers in Two Cases

Wisconsin has a reputation for leniency when it comes to drunk driving, but two recent decisions by the...

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More States are Reconsidering the Legal Drinking Age

It’s been nearly 30 years since Americans under 21 could legally purchase alcohol in the U.S. The Uniform...

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States Make 24/7 Sobriety Legislation a Top Priority in 2016

While much progress has been made over the past couple of decades, alcohol-involved crashes still accounts for a third...

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Powdered Alcohol Raising Concerns About Underage Drinking and Drunk Driving

Powdered alcohol may be widely available for sale soon, and that is raising concerns about what this new form...

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Raising Taxes on Alcohol May Reduce Binge Drinking

A study recently published in Addiction indicates that raising taxes on beer, wine, and liquor may decrease rates...

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One City Wants to Serve More Alcohol on St. Patty’s Day Weekend

As the saying goes, on St. Patrick’s Day we are all a little Irish. From Tokyo to Chicago...