ALCOHOL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALCOHOL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah poised to tighten rules on booze education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823862-78/education-liquor-advisory-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823862-78/education-liquor-advisory-alcohol.html.csp">Utah poised to tighten rules on booze education</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:28:21.633-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the future, applicants for one of Utah’s alcohol-education permits may first have to prove they are qualified to teach about wine, beer and spirits — something that hasn’t been required in the past. Proper certification is one of several recommendations approved Tuesday by the state’s liquor advisory board, made up of restaurant and club representatives. The advisory board also recommended that applicants submit detailed information about hours of operation, pricing and server-training proced...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57823862@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:28:21 MDT Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57807120-78/pickup-driver-alcohol-cache.html.csp">Suspected DUI crash sends 3 Cache County men to hospital</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T13:01:38.456-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three people were injured, one seriously, when a suspected drunk driver plowed his pickup truck head-on into a car and a motorcycle in the Cache County town of Millville. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Peterson said the crashes occurred about 7:30 p.m. Thursday near 140 West and 200 South when the eastbound 1993 Dodge Dakota pickup truck, driven by a 40-year-old Millville man, went out of control and into the westbound lanes. The pickup truck struck both a 1999 Cadillac DeVille driven by a 51-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:01:38 MDT Starbucks plans to offer wine, beer in more cafes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57707833-79/cafes-beer-starbucks-wine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57707833-79/cafes-beer-starbucks-wine.html.csp">Starbucks plans to offer wine, beer in more cafes</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T11:28:02.338-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Starbucks plans to turn more of its cafes into a destination for beer and wine in the evenings. The coffee company says it is looking to expand alcohol sales to “thousands of select stores” over the next several years. The chain first offered beer and wine at one of its Seattle cafes in 2010. It’s now in about 26 cafes, with plans to reach 40 by the end of the year. The cafes with alcohol also serve a variety of small dishes, such as flatbreads and bacon-wrapped dates. It’s part of th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577078332014-03-20T11:28:02.338-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T11:28:02.338-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57707833@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:28:02 MDT Utah Highway Patrol plans DUI blitz for St. Patrick’s Day weekend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57681757-78/utah-uhp-highway-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57681757-78/utah-uhp-highway-alcohol.html.csp">Utah Highway Patrol plans DUI blitz for St. Patrick’s Day weekend</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T21:44:53.804-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Drink and drive this St. Patrick’s Day weekend and you may find yourself not only wearin’ the green, but a pair of Utah Highway Patrol handcuffs. UHP spokesman Dwayne Baird says troopers will be out in force in the days leading up to Monday’s Irish holiday. In all, 75 additional extra shifts have been allocated to crack down on drunk drivers by UHP alone. The Utah Highway Safety Office also is underwriting some 300 overtime shifts for other law enforcement agencies to keep roadways safe from ov...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57681757@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:44:53 MDT Excessive drinking causes 500 deaths a year in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676998-78/deaths-alcohol-utah-drinking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57676998-78/deaths-alcohol-utah-drinking.html.csp">Excessive drinking causes 500 deaths a year in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:29:37.445-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While Utah averages more than 500 deaths a year due to excessive drinking, the state still has the lowest rate among 11 select states, according to a report released Thursday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New Mexico had the highest death rate due to excessive drinking, with more than 1,000 deaths annually, the report on Alcohol-Attributable Deaths and Years of Potential Life Lost (YPLL) shows. Other states involved in the study were California, Florida, Michigan, Neb...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676998@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:29:37 MDT Phyllis Schlafly’s family fighting over beer trademark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676807-79/schlafly-beer-brewery-louis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57676807-79/schlafly-beer-brewery-louis.html.csp">Phyllis Schlafly’s family fighting over beer trademark</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T11:22:03.892-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Lt • To many older Americans, the Schlafly name is most closely associated with Phyllis Schlafly, the conservative commentator known for her campaign to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s. A younger generation knows Schlafly as the brand of an up-and-coming St. Louis brewery co-founded by Schlafly’s nephew. Now the federal agency that oversees trademarks is being asked to wade into a dispute within the prominent family and decide whether Schlafly is primarily a last name or a com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676807@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:22:03 MDT Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. resigns after DUI charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57673938-78/adams-alcohol-department-sheriff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57673938-78/adams-alcohol-department-sheriff.html.csp">Washington County Sheriff’s Lt. resigns after DUI charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:30:12.445-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The lieutenant over investigations for the Washington County Sheriff’s Department resigned this week following DUI charges. Jason Lynn Adams, 39, was driving with four children on Feb. 9 on State Road 17 near Toquerville when his Ford F-150 rolled off the road, troopers wrote in a probable cause statement filed last months. None of the children was injured in the crash. When troopers arrived, Adams said he had multiple guns in the truck because he was taking his children to a shooting range, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57673938@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:30:12 MDT Utah lawmakers heed Mormon church, keep Zion Curtain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57670596-90/curtain-restaurants-utah-zion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57670596-90/curtain-restaurants-utah-zion.html.csp">Utah lawmakers heed Mormon church, keep Zion Curtain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T23:16:36.967-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The “Zion Curtain” at bars within Utah restaurants will remain, despite renewed attempts to tear it down that had gained more ground this year than many expected. Because of opposition in the Senate, Rep. Kraig Powell, R-Heber City, has abandoned his HB285. It would have removed the 7-foot-2-inch opaque barrier that newer restaurants must have in bar areas so children can’t see alcoholic beverages being mixed or poured. “We had enough votes in the House to pass it,” Powell said. But he never b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57670596@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:16:36 MDT The Washington Post: The wages of weed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57643360-82/tax-alcohol-washington-excise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57643360-82/tax-alcohol-washington-excise.html.csp">The Washington Post: The wages of weed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T01:01:04.241-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marijuana legalization was a hot topic at the recent meeting of the National Governors Association, for obvious reasons — among them the prospect of raising much-needed revenue by taxing pot sales. “With all the bad weather we’ve had back home and all the potholes, we ought to have the revenue go to infrastructure — ‘pot for potholes,’“ Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said. Such an experiment is under way in Washington and Colorado, so it’s noteworthy that John Hickenlooper, the latter state’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57643360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT House bill advances to encourage Breathalyzers in Utah’s bars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57638373-90/bill-utah-law-machines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57638373-90/bill-utah-law-machines.html.csp">House bill advances to encourage Breathalyzers in Utah’s bars</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T22:05:33.151-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After an early proposal to require Breathalyzers in Utah bars became the butt of national jokes, a House committee on Wednesday endorsed a watered-down version to merely make it easier for bars to offer such vending machines. The House Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee voted unanimously to advance HB190 to the full House. “This bill is not a mandate of any kind,” said its sponsor, House Majority Whip Greg Hughes, R-Draper. He once told the press he was considering mandates, but avo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57638373@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:05:33 MDT Lawmakers take first step toward tearing down 'Zion Curtain' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57633112-90/alcohol-awkward-curtain-drinking.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57633112-90/alcohol-awkward-curtain-drinking.html.csp">Lawmakers take first step toward tearing down 'Zion Curtain'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T09:09:41.683-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite stiff opposition from conservative groups and even the LDS Church, legislators took a first step Tuesday to eliminate the “Zion Curtain” inside Utah restaurants and replace it with what could be called a “Zion Warning” instead. The House Revenue and Taxation Committee voted 8-7 Tuesday to pass HB285, and sent it to the full Senate. It would get rid of the Zion Curtain, a 7-foot-2-inch opaque barrier that newer restaurants must have in bar areas so children can’t see alcoholic beverages ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57633112@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:09:41 MDT Bill to allow liquor samples at Utah distilleries stalls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57602959-78/alcohol-allowed-bill-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57602959-78/alcohol-allowed-bill-business.html.csp">Bill to allow liquor samples at Utah distilleries stalls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T22:35:31.023-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill that would have allowed customers to sample hard liquor at a Utah distillery received a legislative hearing on Wednesday — but not a vote. State law already allows customers to sample products made at Utah wineries and breweries. HB352, sponsored by Rep. Gage Froerer, R-Huntsville, would have allowed samples at distilleries, too. “There is no provision [in statute] for distilleries, probably because there were no distilleries when the law was created,” Froerer told members of the House B...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57602959@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:35:31 MDT Utah mom to stand trial for allegedly giving alcohol to disabled daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57598343-78/alcohol-borce-county-daughter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57598343-78/alcohol-borce-county-daughter.html.csp">Utah mom to stand trial for allegedly giving alcohol to disabled daughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T22:37:42.327-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Weber County woman accused of forcing her disabled daughter to ingest alcohol until she passed out was ordered to stand trial Tuesday. Raquel Borce, 31, is charged in 2nd District Court with second-degree felony child abuse. On Tuesday, 2nd District Court Brent West heard testimony from several witnesses before ruling that there was probable cause that the woman committed the crime. Borce pleaded not guilty to the charge on Tuesday. A pretrial conference was set for March 26. The Weber County...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57598343@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:37:42 MDT In Their Own Words: DUI redefined http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57529008-90/utah-bill-perry-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57529008-90/utah-bill-perry-alcohol.html.csp">In Their Own Words: DUI redefined</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T09:25:45.804-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">According to the bill text, HB303 would change “being under the influence” of drugs and alcohol to “being impaired to the slightest degree” by alcohol or another substance. The bill’s sponsor, Utah state Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, has worked for the Utah Highway Patrol for more than two decades and says the bill would close a loophole in current law defining what driving under the influence means. jnpearce@sltrib.com Twitter: @jnpearce</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57529008@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:25:45 MDT