Liquor Ties Wine as Second-Favorite Adult Beverage in U.S.

Beer still tops wine and liquor as drinkers’ favorite adult beverage Percentage naming liquor rises to 29%, nearly tying wine at 30% Percentage who drink at all holding steady at 65% Source: https://news.gallup.com/ August 11, 2019 Beer continues to be the alcoholic beverage U.S. drinkers say they drink most often; but, for the first time…

Liquor Ties Wine as Second-Favorite Adult Beverage in U.S.

Beer still tops wine and liquor as drinkers’ favorite adult beverage Percentage naming liquor rises to 29%, nearly tying wine at 30% Percentage who drink at all holding steady at 65% Source: https://news.gallup.com/ August 11, 2019 Beer continues to be the alcoholic beverage U.S. drinkers say they drink most often; but, for the first time…

What to Say When You See a Pregnant Woman Drinking Alcohol

The appropriateness of unsolicited advice. Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ Aug 04, 2019 We have all seen it: an obviously pregnant woman smoking a cigarette, drinking a beer-or both. The sight is upsetting, and perhaps you feel compelled to act. But assuming the woman is not carrying your child, or is not your daughter, sister, or best friend,…

ABL Updates: June 2019

New Overtime Threshold Proposed…The U.S. Labor Department has announced its long-awaited proposed overtime threshold, raising the minimum salary exemption to $35,308 per year.  Currently, employees with an annual salary below $23,660 must be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours per week.  Workers making less than the $35,308 threshold would automatically be eligible…

A bigger boost for video gaming?

2019 is off to a record breaking start, but new law changes could mean even more profits By Brett Herrmann Jul 25, 2019 John Aden, owner of Lucky Cuts Gaming Parlor in La Salle, stands in front of the VIP machine in his recently opened business. Changes to the number of machines allowed in an…

How dangerous is stoned driving?

The way THC operates in the body makes it hard to gauge its impacts, and plenty of drivers think it doesn’t affect them Source: https://www.theguardian.com/ Alex Halperin 22 Jul 2019 Nobody recommends driving while high. But years into legalization, it’s not clear if stoned drivers have become a hazard that demands a response. Even if…