Content Tagged As alcohol_abuse

3 years 9 months ago

UN health agency sounds alarm on alcohol abuse

GENEVA (AP) The World Health Organization says governments should do more to clamp down on alcohol abuse that is killing 2.5 million people each year. The U.N. body says some 4 percent of all deaths worldwide are attributable to alcohol. Injuries incurred when drunk, cancers, liver cirrhosis, heart disease...

4 years 6 months ago

CSU student dies from alcohol, drug overdose

Authorities say the son of Boulder's first prosecutor to work on the JonBenet Ramsey case has died of an alcohol and drug overdose at a Fort Collins college party. The Larimer County Coroner's office says 20-year-old John Hunter Hauck's roommates found his body at their off-campus home Monday afternoon....

5 years 2 months ago

MADD concerned over proposed budget cuts

Drunk driving enforcement could bear the brunt of the dwindling state budget. The Law Enforcement Assistance Fund (LEAF), which helps local police departments and sheriff's offices to pay overtime and other costs associated with DUI checkpoints, has been targeted for cuts. Under Governor Ritter's original budget proposal, $1.3 million dollars...

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