Liquor Consumption

  • Young women who drink alcohol at greater risk of breast cancer August 29, 2013

    Washington: The more alcohol a young woman drinks before motherhood, the greater her risk of future breast cancer, a new study has warned. If a female averages a drink per day between her first period and her first full-term pregnancy, she increases her risk of breast cancer by 13 per...
  • Consumption of liquor in Bihar less: Nitish February 24, 2012

    Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today rejected Opposition's claim of "free flow" of liquor in Bihar and said that its consumption was less in the state in comparison to other parts of the country. At the same time, he said the collection of excise tax on liquor sale was a...
  • Govt's booze control: A step in the right spirit? May 1, 2008

    A new national alcohol policy is on the anvil. Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has declared alcoholism a grave health concern and has asked even the IPL to not go in for surrogate promotion of liquor during their matches. That raised the question – should the Government be restricting alcohol consumption? Debating...