The six surprising health benefits of drinking alcohol

Source: The Telegraph Maria Lally 20 JUNE 2018 Arriving neatly in time for the start of the World Cup, Ascot and the BBQ season, comes the news that being a light drinker are healthier than being teetotal. A team of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found that people who drink up to three glasses…

3×3 Insights Joins ABL as Associate Member

3×3 Insights Joins ABL as Associate Member Leading Consumer Analytics Firm Provides Analysis, Forecasting, and Actionable Insights to Independent Alcohol Retailers BETHESDA, MD – July 11, 2018 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) is pleased to announce that 3×3 Insights, a leading consumer analytics firm that provides consumer intelligence on the independent beverage alcohol market,…

RULES OF THE ROAD

Responsibility.org and the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) have teamed up for the 3rd year in a row to fight drug-impaired driving. In May, GHSA released its new report on Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States. The report presents new research to examine the impact of marijuana and opioids on driving…

Study shows how moderate consumption of alcohol can protect the heart

Source: https://www.news-medical.net/ June 18, 2018 For at least 20 years, research has shown that for many people, moderate consumption of alcohol can protect the heart, but the reason for this is poorly understood. A study conducted at the University of São Paulo’s Biomedical Science Institute (ICB-USP) in Brazil suggests that this cardioprotective mechanism may be…

Beer Battle Brews Between Craft-Beer Makers and Distributors

Brewers make push to sell directly to customers amid slowing sales growth Source: WSJ By Saabira Chaudhuri June 2, 2018 Small brewers are squaring off against distributors and bar owners in a fight for drinkers as craft beer’s once-explosive growth cools. Craft-beer volumes grew just 1.6% last year, according to trade association the Beer Institute,…