Diageo, the world's largest liquor company, says it has re-started talks with TV networks that could prepare the ground for hard liquor
ads within a matter of months.
Edward Hill, chairman-elect of the American Medical Association, said his organization "will continue monitoring this important issue and will not hesitate to speak out again should more hard liquor
advertising make its way to our network airwaves.
Gannett, which owns 22 TV stations, confirmed Wednesday that each local station was free to make its own decision about accepting NBC's hard liquor
An investigation by the Customs revealed that the domestic helper had taken several cans of juice and bottles of hard liquor
from the hotel room fridge in the Gulf country and put them in the bag without telling her employers.
Customers can only buy hard liquor
by the bottle in 315 state and contract stores.
Adults recognize that the concentration of alcohol in hard liquor
can be as much as 10 times greater than in beer.
Where there are quiet stairwells or abandoned alleys, fortune-tellers offer tarot-card readings, inebriation is another form of indulgence common to Kabukicho, the hard liquor
and ear-splitting bon-homie that are prerequisites of the male, after-office groups that roam the quarter, quickly turning their complexions into a hue not unlike iron oxide.
Tobacco and hard liquor
, once the staples of the detective diet,are way down-indeed, Matt Scudder and Dave Robicheaux spend half their time looking for the next AA meeting-and when alcohol does show up in these stories, it's usually some microbrewery ale.
And hard liquor
is now advertised predominantly on Spanish-language television.
Choose your drink or prize of choice, hard liquor
, soft drink or gift, and fill in the form online.
Locke's tax plan would raise the tax on a can of soda pop or beer by 5 cents, the wine tax by a quarter or more per bottle, and the excise tax on hard liquor
by 5 cents per dollar spent, plus a liter tax increase of $1.
Adding further confusion are TTB's inconsistent standards for beer, wine, and hard liquor
, and the abundance of products that increasingly blur those three traditional categories of alcoholic beverages.
In fact there's no hard liquor
, just beer, wine and soft drinks.
The standard one drink is equivalent to 12 ounces (one can) of beer, a one-and-a-half ounce shot of hard liquor
, or five ounces of wine.
However, wine drinkers enjoyed greater protection than those who regularly imbibed beer or hard liquor