Alcohol Justice in the News Many news outlets frequently use research, quotes and opinions from Alcohol Justice and California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA). Senator Wiener Proposes Extending Bar Hours Capitol Public Radio, Sacramento, California, March 14, 2017
Legislature considers bill to extend closing time at bars until 4 a.m. The Press Democrat, March 10, 2017 Reader says extending bar hours would create additional dangers Lodi News-Sentinel, February 27, 2017 Bars open to 4 a.m.? Why not? Sacramento Bee, February 22, 2017 Four A.M.: the New Last Call? SFWeekly, February 22, 2017 Proposed state legislation could push back last calls for bars The Daily Californian, February 22, 2017 California bill would extend late-night drinking hours to 4 a.m. Pas adena Star-News, February 21, 2017 New Bill Would Push Last Call for Alcohol Back Two Hours in California KQED-FM Radio, Fourm, February 17, 2017 Party On: New Bill Could Extend Last Call to 4 a.m. SFist, February 15, 2017 Are alcohol bans in the workplace reasonable? Verdict, February 15, 2017 Nightlife could last longer under bill from Scott Wiener San Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 2017 Is Gates Foundation, WHO'S Biggest Private Funder, Ineligible To Join WHO? Intellectual Property Watch, International IP Policy News, January 29, 20 17 How 25 Cents could solve the Budget Deficit US Daily Review, January 23, 2017 Editorial, 1/17: County decision fails Whiteclay Lincoln Journal Star, January 16, 2017 Press Clips: Jeff Sessions Answers Antitruct Questions; Alcohol Justice Calls for New California Beer Excise Tax Brewbound, January 12, 2017 Rapid response to Jerry Brown's budget plan tries to sway final deal The Sacramento Bee, January 11, 2017 ¿Qué tal una copa de vino o una cerveza al cortarte el cabello? ¿Y gratis? La Opinion, January 6, 2017 New laws address beverages in barbershops, cameras in voting booths, and more The Almanac, January 4, 2017 UC Davis dumped barrels of wine each year. Now it might sell for $80 a bottle. The Sacr amento Bee, January 1, 2017 Life on the Pine Ridge Native American reservation Where life expectancy is the second- lowest in the western hemisphere and 80 percent of people are unemployed. Aljazeera, November 2, 2016 County official: More resources needed for Whiteclay Associated Press / The Washington T imes, October 11, 2016 Advocates urge state officials to halt beer sales in Whiteclay "Silence is the tacit approval of what has been the ongoing killing fields of Whiteclay," Sonny Skyhawk, a member of the Alcohol Justice Board said. KLKN-TV ABC 8 , Lincoln, NE, October 11, 2016 'Family Affair' child star Johnny Whitaker survived drug and alcohol abuse, now helping others FOX NEWS Entertainment, June 1, 2016 Barbershops and Beauty Salons Can Now Sereve Alcohol...Legally Los Angeles Magazine , October 4, 2016 Powdered alcohol ban to become law in California Orange County Breeze, September 30, 2016 Getting Boozy at California Salons Will Soon Be Legal Food & Wine Magazine, September 29, 2016 Californians will soon be able to (legally) drink at a salon or barbershop San Francisco Chronicle - SFGATE, September 28, 2016 Governor Signs Ban on Sale of Powdered Alcohol Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin Press Release, September 28, 2016 Olowan Martinez makes initial court appearance, freed on bail Red Warrior Camp Press Release, September 22, 2016 Dear Marin: You're drunk Marin Independent Journal, September 20, 2016 Scott Wilk boozy bill hiccup The Santa Clara Valley Signal, September 14, 2016 Free Booze At California Barbershops & Salons?
89.9 KCRW-FM, September 13, 2016 Brown Considers Bill Allowing Salons, Barbershops To Serve Beer, Wine Ca p ital Public Radio, September 12, 2016 美髮時來杯酒 你以為如何？ New s for Chinese, September 11, 2016 Barbershop booze: Alcohol Justice asks Governor Brown to Veto AB 1322
8 9.3 KPCC-F M, September 11, 2016 90.9 KXJZ-FM, September 12, 2016 'No Buzzed Cuts': Protesters Oppose Bill to Legalize Serving Alcohol in Hair Salons N BC-TV, September 9, 2016 Watch Video The "Drybar Bill" Could Change Your Salon Drinking Experience Allure, September 6, 2016 California bill would allow hair salons to serve alcohol North Bay B usiness Journal, September 5, 2016 Marin debates alcohol service in beauty salons, barbershops M arin Independent Journal, August 27, 2016 Debating the effectiveness of Stanford's hard alcohol ban 89.3 KPCC-F M AirTalk, August 24, 2016 DryBAR Bill Provokes Demonstrations L os Angeles DUIAttorneys.com, August 18, 2016 Do You Really Need That Glass of Wine During Your Haircut? R unway Riot, August 17, 2016 Drunk driving prevention bill wins Senate approval LGB T W eekly, August 17, 2016 Critics urge California governor to ban alcohol from salons and barbershops Fox News, August 16, 2016 Salon or Saloon? The Washington Times, August 14, 2016 Marin Voice: Barbershop beer bill will increase alcohol-related harm Marin Independent Journal, July 21, 2016 CUERPO CORAZON COMUNIDAD: Maite Durán de Alcohol Justice y jóvenes de Jóvenes por la Justicia (Marvin, Juan y Medeley), la Dra. Marisol, y Chary Albuja de los Promotores del Novato Youth Center hablaron con la audiencia sobre nuestros adolescentes, el alcohol, y las adicciones. KBBF 89.1FM, July 13, 2016 How others' alcohol use became your business: The Toxin-omics Alcohology, July 12, 2016 Booze Brands Rush to Snapchat While Contending With Age Risks Teen-Friendly App is Growing Up, But Beer and Liquor marketers Must Watch Their Step Adverstising Age, July 1 1, 2016 Drunk driving prevention bill approved by Senate Committee San Diego LGBT Weekly, J u ne 28, 2016
New Bill Would Allow California Salons, Barbershops To Serve Alcohol CBS-TV 13, Sacramento, CA June 27/28, 2016 No One Likes Powdered Alcohol, Including California Eater, June 10, 2016 Powdered Alcohol Preemptively Banned in 31 States Eater, April 29, 2016 California Poised to Join States Banning Powdered Alcohol 31 States prohibit possession, purchase, sale, distribution, use CSP, April 29, 2016 Powdered alcohol ban now covers 31 US states The Spirits Business, April 29, 2016 Alcohol Obsession, Corporate Greed And Devastated Lives The Final Call, April 28, 2016 Powdered Alcohol Ban Moves One Step Closer to Law in CA Huff Measure Passes Off Senate Floor with Unanimous Support - Moves to Assembly CA Senate Press Release, April 18, 2016 Alcohol Justice's Jorge Castillo Takes the Fight to Ban Powdered Alcohol in CA to San Diego KPBS-TV, San Diego, April 15, 2016 Foundations shift reflects changing role Marin Independent Journal Editorial, March 13, 2016 Marin Community Foundation restructures governance with new board Marin Independent Journal, March 6, 2016 Six signs the next 10 yrs. for alcohol biz will be like the last 20 for tobacco Examiner.com, March 4, 2016 Americans Drinking Themselves to Death at Highest Rates Since 1980s Michael Scippa comments The Oakes, February 18, 2016 Mike's Hard Lemonade & 21st Century Fox hot alcohol watchdog's naughty list with Deadpool promotion The Drum, February 12, 2016 Mike's Harder Lemonade & Deadpool Movie Advertising in Hot Water for Targeting Kids Distillery Trail, February 15, 2016 Youth For Justice hold Alcopop-Free Zone rally to boycott alcopop sales at Circle K store in the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael, CA. Bruce Lee Livingston comment on Deaepool-branded Mike's Harder Lemonade alcopop promotion. KABC 7 TV, February 12-13, 2016 Campaign to ban powdered alcohol in California moves forward Bruce Lee Livingston comments (Part 2):
KCBS AM/FM Radio, San Francisco Bay Area, January 10, 2016 Campaign to ban powdered alcohol in California moves forward Bruce Lee Livingston comments (Part 1):
KCBS AM/FM Radio, San Francisco Bay Area, January 10, 2016 Palcohol raises 'chilling' concerns in California Spir its Business, January 6, 2016 Lawmakers seek ban on powdered booze Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2016 Department Gives Cash Awards for 25K Find a New Way Contest California Department of Al coholic Beverage Control, Sacramento, CA, December 17, 2015 Alcopops Need More Regulation, Alcohol Justice Says Bruce Lee Livingston Comments on new Alcopop Report KGO-Radio, San Francisco Bay Area, December 16, 2015 Group Aims for an Alcopop-Free Zone in San Rafael to Protect Youth NBC-TV Bay Area Channel 3, November 21, 2015 Concern About Undeage Drinking Halloween Weekend, Michael Scippa comments KGO-Radio, San Francisco Bay Area, October 29, 2015 ABC Agents will be out Enforcing Alcoholic Beverage Laws during Halloween Weekend Prevention Organizations Support ABC Efforts to Reduce Underage Drinking on Halloween California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, October 28, 2015 Not my cup of tea, Maite Duran comments. The Piedmont Highland er, October 14, 2015 PINKWASHING How These Booze Makers Co-Opted the Pink Ribbon, Sarah Mart comments. The Daily Beast, October 12, 2015 Sober thoughts: Brest cancer awareness ribbons are being used to sell alcoholic drinks - a known carcinogen The Sunday Times - Scotland, October 11, 2015 REEL Recovery Film Festival at San Francisco County Jail San Francisco Sheriff's Department Monthly Newsletter, September 30, 2015 Youth for Justice Launch San Rafael Circle K Boycott, Demand Alcopop-Free Zone Zone KGO-TV, ABC 7 San Francisco Bay Area, September 26, 2015 Protest over Fairfax theater liquor license triggers court hearing The Marin Independent Journal, September 23, 2015 REEL Recovery Film Festival @ SF Women's Jail: Screening Nicole Boxer's "How I Got Over" NTDTV New Tang Dynasty Television Network, September 16, 2015 In Recognition of National Recovery Month, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Hosts First REEL Recovery Film Festival at SF Jail. Michael Scippa comments. Office of the Sheriff, City and County of San Francisco, September 14, 2015 Pinkwashing in Alcohol Beverage Advertising, Sarah Mart comments. KCRB-FM, Public Radio, Sonoma County, CA.
Why California's alcohol taxes are so low. Bruce Lee Livingston comments. The Sacramento Bee, September 14, 2015 Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Examines Current Alcohol Regulatory Environment Brewbound, September 11, 2015 OpEd: Common Ground for the Common Good Sonoma County Gazette, September 8, 2015 Environmental/ethical/spiritual costs of Northern California wine industry Augusta Free Press, August 31, 2015 Proposed measure would drop drinking age to 18 (in California). Michael Scippa comments. Political Blotter, Politics in the Bay Area and Beyond, August 31, 2015 Grapes vs. Eggs: Sonoma County's Goliath vs. David story Augusta Free Press, August 8, 2015 Marin: Drug firms must pay for pill disposal The Marin Independent Journal, July 29, 2015 Marin County Saturated with Alcohol, Problems & Solutions, Bruce Lee Livingston comments. (Part 1)
KCBS Radio, San Francisco July 18-19, 2015 Marin County Saturated with Alcohol, Problems & Solutions, Bruce Lee Livingston comments. (Part 2)
KCBS Radio, San Francisco July 18-19, 2015 How "Sustainable" Is the Wine Industry? Sonoma County Gazette, July 19, 2015 Curb alcohol if you care about youth The Marin Independent Journal, Readers' Forum, July 18, 2015 Craft Beer? Breast Cancer Fundraiser? That's the Breastfest. Michael Scippa comments. Novato Patch, July 15, 2015
KTVU-TV, San Francisco, July 15, 2015
Alcohol Justice Releases New Report on Marin County's Alcohol Environment: Harm, Costs, Policies, & Community Resources KGO Radio, San Francisco, July 15, 2015 Marin alcohol crackdown urged The Marin Independent Journal, July 15, 2015 Marin Voice: Healthy fare at the Marin County Fair goes national The Marin Independent Journal, July 3, 2015 Fairfax theater's application for liquor license kicks up controversy. Michael Scippa comments. The Marin Independent Journal, June 14, 2015 Best Bets: REEL Recovery Film Festival - Denver, Radical Resistance Tour: Pine Ridge South Dakota 528 THE DENVER MAGAZINE, May 29, 2015 Nicole Boxer documentary explores theater as healing, "How I Got Over," which will screen in June at the REEL Recovery Film Festival. Pacific Sun, May 21, 2015 Alcohol ads on local buses? It may happen, Michael Scippa comments. KIRO-TV, Seattle, WA, May 18, 2015 Transit considering alcohol ads on buses Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, WA, May 17, 2015 California State Assembly bill may allow beauty salons, barber shops to serve alcohol without permit, Bruce Livingston comments. KABC-TV 7, San Francisco, May 11, 2015 Health Reporter Scott Stevens to launch Third Alcoholism Book at San Francisco REEL Recovery Film Festival World Press Release.eu, May 8, 2015 Just Add Water - FOX TV Investigates Powdered Alcohol, Michael Scippa comments. KTTV-TV, Los Angeles, April 29, 2015 FOX-TV Chicago, Illinois: News Video Clip on Ben & Jerry's Ice-Cream Branded Beer WFLD-TV 32, April 21, 2015 Scissors and suds: Are salons breaking the law? The Press Democrat, April 20, 2015 NBC-TV Denver, Colorado: News Video Clip on Ben & Jerry's Ice-Cream Branded Beer KUSA-TV, April 17, 2015 Bruce Livingston Comments on Ben & Jerry's Branded Beer USA Today, April 16, 2015 Bruce Livingston's Op-Ed on GUI - Government Under the Influence of Craft Brewers & Distillers Marin Independent Journal, April 3, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol & CA Legislature KGO Radio, March 18, 2015 Let Ian Cutler Sell Booze? Santa Barbara Independent, March 18, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 1) KGO Radio, March 16, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 2) KGO Radio, March 16, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 1) KCBS Radio, March 13, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 2) KCBS Radio, March 13, 2015 Mountain Dew to roll out craft DEWshine USA Today, March 12, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 1) KGO Radio, March 11, 2015 Michael Scippa Comments on Palcohol (Part 2) KGO Radio, March 11, 2015 Bruce Lee Livingston Comments on California AB 1223 KGO Radio, March 9, 2015 Assemblyman Marc Levine introduces two bills to liberalize laws governing alcohol Marin Independent Journal, March 6, 2015 Alcohol Ads Banned in Los Angeles JD Supra Business Advisor - Advertising Law, February 2015 Half of Americans Watch Super Bowl For The Ads Mediapost Agency Daily, February 2, 2015 Study: Super Bowl Beer Ads Make Kids and Teens More Likely to Drink HealthlineNews, February 1, 2015 Starbucks expanding beer, wine sales this year The Financial Daily, January 28, 2015 Alcohol Ads Banned on L.A. Bus Shelters, Benches EGP News / City News Service, January 22, 2015 L.A. ban on some alcohol ads will protect young people, advocates say The Christian Science Monitor, January 21, 2015 Los Angeles moves to ban alcohol ads on bus shelters AP / U-T San Diego, January 21, 2015 Alcohol Advertising Banished From L.A. City Property LA Weekly, January 21, 2015 Las casetas de Los Angeles menos los anuncio igual a una victoria de la salud publica sobre industria de alcoholicas Ad Hoc News (Germany), January 21, 2015 Council votes to ban alcoholic beverage ads on most city property Los Angeles Times, January 20, 2015 LA City Council Votes to Ban Alcohol Ads on City Bus Shelters and Benches ABC 7 Eyewitness TV News, January 20, 2015 Los Angeles bans alcohol ads on city buildings, buses Los Angeles Daily News, January 20, 2015 City Council Votes To Ban Alcohol Ads On Buses, Public Property CBS / KNX Newsradio, January 20, 2015 Los Angeles prohibe anuncios de alcohol en sus propiedades LaOpinion, January 20, 2015
L.A. Bans alcohol ads on bus shelters, city property MyNewsLA.com, January 20, 2015
L.A. City Council Votes to Ban Alcohol Ads on City Bus Shelters, Benches KCET / City News Service, January 20, 2015 Los Angeles Considers Alcohol Ad Ban Media Post, January 18, 2015 L.A. busca prohibir anuncios de alcohol en zonas publicas LaOpinion, January 15, 2015 Board of Supervisors to place stricter limitations on 'alcopops' in Contra Costa Contra Costa Times, December 16, 2014 State launches Halloween crackdown on underage drinking Palo Alto Online, October 29, 2014
A-B Facing Pushback As It Tries To Buy Kentucky Distributor St. Louis Business Journal, October 2014 When transit agencies run short on cash, should they sell alcohol ads to get it?
Washington Post, October 1, 2014
Alcohol Justice Executive Director Bruce Livingston - Guest Op-Ed concerning alcohol advertising on the MARTA public transit system of Atlanta, GA Alcohol Ads Put Families, Youth At Risk Atlanta Constitution Journal, September 23, 2014 When Bad Things Happen to Great Airports: LAX to Get Alcohol Ads as L.A. City Council Committee Caves to BIG ALCOHOL Madmen Los Angeles Register, September 9, 2014 Marin Voice: Now Craft Brewers are Muscling into Farmers Markets Marin Independent Journal, September 5, 2014 Native Americans Battle Big Alcohol at Pine Ridge Alcohol Justice Advocacy Director Jorge Castillo, Oglala Sioux President Bryan Brewer, and AlterNet Journalist Evelyn Nieves on Connecting the Dots with Judy Drummond KPOO-FM San Francisco, September 4, 2014 San Rafael Alcohol & Drug Coalition & Youth for Justice Demand Alcopop-Free Zone
KRON-TV Channel 4 News Video, August 8, 2014
USAToday.com, July 7, 2014 Curve ball: Self-serve beer at All-Star Game Marin Independent Journal, June 16, 2014 Editorial: Tight limits on farmers markets wine tasting Sarah Mart on Atlanta's plan to allow alcohol ads on MARTA public transit (4 files)
WYAY-FM Atlanta, June 10, 2014 Marin Independent Journal, June 8, 2014 Bill to allow wine tastings at farmers markets meets opposition from Marin health advocates SaportaReport.com, June 2, 2014 Atlanta transit system tests alcohol ads to make money Michael Scippa Interviewed by Dom Giordano on Ad Against Pennsylvania Privatization Bill Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Philadelphia, PA, April 30, 2014 Alcohol Justice Advocacy Director Jorge Castillo on Teen Drinking and Substance Abuse in Marin Pacific Sun, April 25, 2014 Alcohol Justice Director of Research Sarah Mart Comments on Big Alcohol Targeting Girls and Young People ConsumerEagle.com, March 29, 2014 Despite media reports, Binge-in-a-Can has not been banned Christian Action League, March 26, 2014 Alcohol Justice Executive Director Bruce Lee Livingston comments on Red Robin's New Booze Shake USA Today, March 15, 2014 Houston TV, March 19, 2014 Jorge Castillo comments: Inician revocación de licencias a licorerías que venden a ebrios (Spanish pdf) La Opinión, March 8, 2014 Survey says: Marin stores mean easy access to alcopops, sugary drinks, e-cigarettes Marin Independent Journal, March 5, 2014 KPFA, February 12, 2014 Buscan prohibir anuncios de alcohol en Los Ángeles La Opinión, February 11, 2014 Bruce Lee Livingston calls out Anheuser-Busch on "responsible drinking" marketing tactic in safety ad with NFL star convicted of DUI USA Today, January 22, 2014
Group Calling on Government to Raise Allowable Blood Alcohol Limit While Driving to 0.05 TestCountry.com, December 25, 2013 Sarah Mart, Director of Research at Alcohol Justice, Slams Big Alcohol's "Responsibility" Marketing Campaigns Drugfree.org, December 17, 2013 Marin Advocates Say Statewide Marijuana Legaliazation on the Horizon--Alcohol Justice's Michael Scippa weighs in Marin Independent Journal, December 14, 2013 Red Stripe Courts Young Female Drinkers with Raspberry-Flavored Beer TakePart.com, November 14, 2013 Alcohol Justice Advocacy Director Jorge Castillo and Board Member Ruben Rodriguez Interviewed about Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles Univision Los Angeles, October 25, 2013 Industry Watchdog Calls for National Ban on Alcohol Ads on Public Transportation Examiner.com, October 25, 2013 Alcohol Justice Press Conference on Alcohol Advertising Mentioned on Today in LA Today in LA, KNBC, Los Angeles, October 25, 2013
San Rafael Coalition Receives Six Figure Grant MarinScope.com, September 18, 2013 Alcohol Justice's Michael Scippa Interviewed on Marin Voices and Views, August 2013 Novato Youth Strive to Persuade Merchants to Ditch Alcopops Marin Independent Journal, September 13, 2013 Wyoming May Raise Tax on Beer Wyoming Tribune Eagle--WyomingNews.com, September 9, 2013 MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev Bet on Boozier Brews
Advertising Age, August 19, 2013
Which Way to Turn on Tribal Alcohol Sales?
Argus Leader, August 11, 2013
Burgers & Booze
The List, July 31, 2013
Treks from 'Dry' Reservation to Whiteclay Could End
Omaha.com, July 14, 2013
Blame Game: Nebraska Gov. Tells Oglala Whiteclay Their Problem, Not His
Indian Country Today Media Network, July 12, 2013
Alcohol Advertising Ads as a Public Revenue Stream?
San Diego Union-Tribune, July 11, 2013
Explosive White Clay, Walking out on Nebraska’s Gov. Last Real Indians, July 11, 2013 Alcohol Justice Advocacy Director Jorge Castillo Comments on a Concord, CA 99 Cent Store That Wants to Sell Alcohol KTVU News, June 16, 2013 Beer Taxes: Why Six-Packs Are Pricier in Some States CNN Money, June 11, 2013 L.A. City Council Members Banning Alcohol Ads on City Property Media Daily News, May 28, 2013 Beam, Inc. Donates to Kentucky Politicians Who Support Bourbon Medill Reports, May 23, 2013 Mike's, a Flavored Alcohol Brand, Tries to Widen Its Appeal New York Times, May 22, 2013 Should States Follow NTSB Advice and Lower DUI Limit to .05? KPCC Air Talk, May 15, 2013 NTSB Recommends Lowering Illegal BAC Level to .05 San Francisco KPIX 5 News at 11pm, May 14, 2013 Leno's Bill to Extend Bar Hours Till 4 a.m. Dies in Committee Marin Independent Journal, April 23, 2013 Alcohol Advertising in Sports Under Fire for 'Grooming Child Drinkers' San Francisco Examiner, April 18, 2013 Editorial: Few Good Reasons for Bar Hours Change Marin Independent Journal, April 15, 2013 Marin Voice: Beware of Bill to Extend Bars' Serving Hours Marin Independent Journal, March 31, 2013 Should Bars Be Open Until 4am? San Francisco Bay Guardian, March 15, 2013 (MP3) Should California Bars Stay Open Until 4am? KPCC Airtalk, March 14, 2013 South Dakota's Pine Ridge Tribe is at "Breaking Point" Over Alcohol Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2013 Alcohol Protest Planned in Whiteclay, Nebraska San Francisco Chronicle, March 1, 2013