Alcohol Policy Expert Supports A Beer Tax Hike
Friday, September 12, 2014, 5:05pm
When Jeremy Arney first visited Wisconsin from his home in Colorado, he was shocked by the extremely low cost of alcohol in the state. As he found out, there’s a reason for those low prices: The last time the alcohol tax was raised in Wisconsin was in 1969. Arney has since moved to Wisconsin...
On The Rocks: A Look At Wisconsin's Alcohol Culture: How Alcohol Affects The Body
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 5:05pm
In the second installment of our weeklong series on alcohol use in Wisconsin, a doctor looks at how alcohol affects the body. He also explains new research showing a link between early childhood drinking and increased likelihood of alcoholism. And he discusses treatments for alcoholism. For more...
Research Finds Adolescent Drinking Leads To Increased Risk Of Alcoholism Later
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 1:35pm
For children growing up in Wisconsin, watching parents or other adults drink to excess is not uncommon. That can lead to early alcohol consumption among some adolescents — a worrying trend, given that evidence suggests that alcohol use early on in life predisposes an adult to alcoholism down the road.