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Health care news and legislative updates impacting nightlife employers and employees.


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Anti-alcohol Groups Revealed   May 31, 2011

The American Beverage Institute launches thenewprohibition.com, shining light on anti-alcohol groups and policies. More>>

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New Website Exposes Anti-Alcohol Agenda of Nonprofits and Government Agencies   May 20, 2011

The American Beverage Institute (ABI) is launching a new Website TheNewProhibition.com, which shows how anti-alcohol activists are attempting to restrict and stigmatize responsible alcohol consumption.More>>

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Passage of Maryland Law Demonstrates Effectiveness of State-Based Alcohol Regulatory System    May 9, 2011

Maryland will join the nearly 40 states that allow direct-to-consumer sales of wine when Governor Martin O'Malley signs the "Alcoholic Beverages – Direct Wine Shipment" legislation into law.More>>

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Article
Alcohol Excluded from Menu Labeling   May 2, 2011

While food items are the target of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) latest proposed menu-labeling regulations, your drink menu remains safe.More>>

USBG Article
USBG Bartender Health Insurance: An Inside Look    October 11, 2010

Because of the hard work of new USBG President David Nepove and Executive Board Member Lauro, USBG now offers health insurance to its members.More>>

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USBG Announces Bartender Health Insurance   October 5, 2010

The new option offers a discounted group rate on health insurance for our USBG bartender members. Plans start as low as $77 per month.More>>

FDA Article
FDA Releases Menu Labeling Guidance   September 7, 2010

Yes, alcohol beverages fall under the umbrella of the federal nutrition labeling requirements, according to guidelines released by the FDA recently. More>>

DISCUS Article
Health Care Debate Rolls On   July 29, 2009

Democrats are working earnestly to appease various factions of their caucus, but it appears they are still far from finding a solution that will summon enough votes.More>>



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