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What others say: Alaska needs rational liquor laws

...small businesses. Distilleries shouldn't be held to a different standard than the state's wineries and breweries.Alcohol abuse is a valid concern in Alaska, but our distilleries aren't mass-producing $8 bottles of R&R whiskey. They're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-13/what-others-say-alaska-needs-rati
Opinion
Change in blood alcohol limits will have other costs

...must say it is hard to see justice served in .03 doses. At what cost will this change affect the real problems with alcohol abuse? If you think our courts are clogged and burdened with today's load what will a 15, 20, 25 percent increase of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-05-20/change-in-blood-alcohol-l
Letters
Study: Area healthier, living well, but cancer care needed

...with a mental health diagnosis. "Mental health and substance abuse findings for adults suggest that depression and alcohol abuse are somewhat prevalent," the study reported. "However, the findings for youth suggest that interventions to address...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-03/study-area-healthier-living-well-but
News
Sinking and unseen

...say, 'Oh, look, they're homeless.' They're just part of our community that are overlooked." Children flee alcohol abuse at home and have no where else to go. Adults get sick and cannot afford the medical bills. Families living paycheck...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-02/sinking-and-unseen
News
Teen assault stuns community

...prevention project looked at how adult alcohol abuse can cause adverse childhood experiences...drinking, which causes adult alcohol abuse, and so on, perpetuating a cycle...filled in and identify the issue of alcohol abuse and the cycle it creates; variables...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-10/teen-assault-stuns-community
News
Movie review: 'Flight' crashes after takeoff

...and trippy soliloquies from cancer patients. Zemeckis obviously wants to tell a cautionary tale about the dangers of alcohol abuse, but, being Zemeckis, he can't resist a zany character and a great soundtrack. The result is possibly the most...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2012-12-12/movie-review-flight-cr
Arts & Entertainment
Ex-engineer now lives artist's life

...childhood and young adult life wayward, with little incentive to work hard or to kick his addictions to smoking and alcohol abuse. He also spent much of his adult life following in the footsteps of his dad and several siblings, becoming an engineer...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112510/pul_499768087.shtml
Pulse
New approach: neurofeedback; School tries computer program to help students with disorders

...school districts face: high suicide rates, drug and alcohol abuse and teenage pregnancy. Districts have spent thousands...Minnesota. Those participants were struggling with alcohol abuse and had PTSD. "We ended up with a 79 percent success...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022111/sch_788906785.shtml
Schools
D.A.R.E. program a success

...and most of all, allocated time for a worthwhile endeavor to guide our children away from the pitfalls of drug and alcohol abuse. I enjoyed teaching the students about D.A.R.E. and look forward to future partnerships with Nikiski North...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042711/let_820954576.shtml
Opinion
October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness month...

...another and our society pays a high price for domestic violence through homelessness, increased crime rates, drug and alcohol abuse, increased medical expenses and business losses. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month the City of Kenai encourages...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2011-10-26/october-proclaimed-domestic-viol
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