The Pot Breathalyzer Is Here. Maybe

Source: NPR ERIC WESTERVELT August 4, 2018 As legalization of recreational and medical marijuana continues to expand, police across the country are more concerned than ever about stoned drivers taking to the nation’s roads and freeways, endangering lives. With few accurate roadside tools to detect pot impairment, police today have to rely largely on field…

Longtime beer wholesaler to close after 70 years, sell rights to LaCroix, Modelo and other brands

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/ Greg Trotter August 2, 2018 After more than 70 years of business, Wheeling-based Skokie Valley Beverage Co. is closing its doors and selling off chunks of its North Side and north suburban distribution business to longtime competitors. Lakeshore Beverage Co., the Chicago area’s largest distributor of Budweiser – among scores of other brands…

Majority of Americans See No Health Impact From a Few Drinks

Source: https://news.gallup.com/ by Frank Newport July 31st 16% say drinking in moderation is good for health; 28% bad 55% say moderate drinking makes no difference Drinkers more positive on health effects than abstainers While the majority of Americans (55%) think that drinking in moderation makes no difference to their health, the percentage who say it…

NCSLA ANNOUNCES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE

Source: NCSLA July 27, 2018 The National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, Incorporated (NCSLA) is pleased to announce the 2018 inductee to the NCSLA Hall of Fame, Mr. James Webster of the Chicago law firm Webster Powell, P.C. He is the eighth member of this elite group and was inducted in June at the 2018…