February 28, 2013
What do you think would have a stronger effect on people’s drinking habits – a tax increase on beer or an alcohol awareness class? I hope you answered – an alcohol class.
There are a number of lawmakers who feel that increasing the beer tax by 10 cents per gallon will keep people ... [More]
June 17, 2011
The first time I ever bought alcohol myself – directly from a vendor – was a from a pizza delivery guy. He could have cared less about what age I was. Especially when I gave him a $20 and told him to keep the change. That was the easiest 12-pack of beer I ever bought as a minor.
April 22, 2011
If you are a male and over the age of 14 and under the age of 30, there is a better than even chance that you have been involved in pimping alcohol. Pimping alcohol is having someone over 21 buy you alcohol, or ion the other side of the coin, you buy alcohol for anyone you know to be under 21.
April 14, 2011
It may come as a surprise to some of you to know that many of the students I teach in my alcohol awareness classes and minor in possession classes also are taking courses at the local colleges and universities. Yes, it appears many college-age people wind up getting into alcohol-related troubl... [More]
March 21, 2011
Frequently when I'm teaching an alcohol class, I get comments from students like, "I only drink beer. How can I been an alcoholic?" or "Beer isn't as bad as hard liquor. This blog post will hopefully remove these myths from your mind. You definitely can have a drinking problem or be an alcoholic if ... [More]
March 11, 2011
Have you ever woken up on March 18th and been hung over? Often when I teach alcohol awareness classes we discuss St. Patrick’s Day and the role it plays in my students lives. It may not surprise you that high percentage of students taking alcohol awareness classes think that St. Pat... [More]