Tag: DISCUS

Sorry, Stanford, No Bourbon For You

Sorry, Stanford, No Bourbon For You

Two months after Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner received a light sentence for sexual assault, university President John L. Hennessy banned distilled spirits on campus. Turner blamed intoxication for his actions in the trial dubbed the “Stanford Rape Case,” horrible PR for the school. And […]

Spirits lobby blasts Gonorrhea study

Spirits lobby blasts Gonorrhea study

Alcohol taxes and gonorrhea. They’re apparently linked, according to a University of Florida study that published a report yesterday showing sharp gonorrhea declines after Maryland sales tax increases. “If policymakers are looking for methods to protect young people from harmful STIs, they should consider raising alcohol taxes, […]