Oregon Partnership and other advocacy groups around the country are praising the decision by Anheuser-Busch to stop the sale of energy drinks containing alcohol.
The decision was in response to an investigation by state attorneys general about the detrimental health effects of the beverages and the aggressive marketing of the products targeting underage drinkers.
Anheuser-Busch said it would stop making caffeinated versions of Bud Extra and Tilt and remove the stimulant guarana from those beverages.
The brewer pledged to call on other alcohol producers to discontinue alcoholic energy
This from CADCA ( Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America)....
A new federal report reveals that more than 40 percent of the nation´s estimated 10.8 million underage drinkers obtained their alcohol from adults of legal drinking age—including their own parents. For coalition leaders, the findings are nothing new.
The decision by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to allow unlimited, same-day deliveries of beer and wine to residences has put a major dent in efforts to halt the state’s underage drinking epidemic.
As a result, Oregon Partnership will closely monitor the effects of the new policy, collect data about home delivery trends from around the country, and consider backing legislation that would make it more difficult for teens, fraternities, sororities and college residences to order beer for delivery.
“This change is going to make it so much easier for teens to obtain beer and nothing go
Beer Pong on Nintendo? Not a good idea. This is the letter we sent the manufacturer...
June 2, 2008
Mr. Jag Jaeger
JV Games Inc.
P.O. Box 97455
Las Vegas, Nevada
We understand that JV Games is about to introduce Beer Pong games for the popular Nintendo Wii system.
As a non-profit organization involved in drug and alcohol prevention, Oregon Partnership strenuously objects to these products that promote underage drinking.