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Snoop Dogg Accused of Glorifying Underage Drinking

Snoop Dogg Accused of Glorifying Underage Drinking

Michael Kovac, WireImage Snoop Dogg is being accused of promoting underage drinking by “alcohol industry watchdog” the Marin Institute, for his endorsement of Blast by Colt 45. The group, is accusing Snoop of using his popularity to encourage minors to drink the beverage, produced by the Pabst Brewing Company. In an attempt to halt the […]

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• A Quarter a Drink Could Ease California Budget Deficit

A Quarter a Drink Could Ease California Budget Deficit

Marin Institute, the alcohol industry watchdog, issued a call to action today for California Governor Jerry Brown and state legislative leaders to raise excise taxes on wine, beer, and distilled spirits by 25 cents a drink to help reduce the state’s $28 billion budget shortfall. “A simple 25 cents per drink increase would generate $3.5 […]

• DISCUS trashes Marin Institute push against Control State privatisation

DISCUS trashes Marin Institute push against Control State privatisation

The Distilled Spirits Council of the US (DISCUS) has dismissed a claim made by the Marin Institute that proposals to privatise alcohol retailing systems in Control States represent “Big Alcohol’s (attempts) to increase profit margins by ripping off public revenues”. The alcohol industry watchdog has this week released a report entitled ‘Control State Politics: Big […]