Politics can generate some surprising alliances. In July, the National Beer Wholesalers Association—the brewing industry’s most influential lobbying group—found itself siding with MADD, the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth and similar anti-alcohol organizations. Their common ground was support for H.R. 864, the Sober Truth on Preventing... View Article
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Full Pints - History November 1, 2006 - Greg Kitsock
Full Pints - History March 1, 2004 - Greg Kitsock
For a few months, it was the most sought-after piece of writing since the last Harry Potter novel, as beer lobbyists tried in vain to obtain an advance copy. Finally, on September 10, the National Academy of Sciences released its Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility.
Beer Enthusiast - Full Pints January 1, 2004 - Fred Eckhardt
Periodically, my daily newspaper, the Oregonian, presents another babblement on the drinking problems of our young people, often followed by a vicious editorial. It seems these troublesome youths drink alcoholic beverages, especially beer, with entirely too much gusto. These young hooligans carry on from a right early age, some as young as 12. And it’s... View Article