6 days ago · Alcohol, sometimes referred to by the chemical name ethanol, is a psychoactive drug that is the active ingredient in drinks such as beer, wine, and distilled spirits (hard liquor). It is one of the oldest and most common recreational substances, causing the characteristic effects of alcohol intoxication ("drunkenness").
6 days ago · Medical condition Alcoholism Other names Alcohol addiction, alcohol dependence syndrome, alcohol use disorder (AUD) A French temperance organisation poster depicting the effects of alcoholism in a family, c. 1915 Specialty Psychiatry, clinical psychology, toxicology, addiction medicine Symptoms Drinking large amounts of alcohol over a long period, difficulty cutting down, acquiring and ...
4 days ago · The legal drinking age is the minimum age at which a person can legally consume alcoholic beverages. The minimum age alcohol can be legally consumed can be different from the age when it can be purchased in some countries. These laws vary between countries and many laws have exemptions or special circumstances.
6 days ago · Christian views on alcohol are varied. Throughout the first 1,800 years of Church history, Christians generally consumed alcoholic beverages as a common part of everyday life and used "the fruit of the vine" in their central rite—the Eucharist or Lord's Supper.
5 days ago · Alcohol sold or given away on the casino floor and in hotel areas must be in an open container for immediate consumption, whereas alcohol sold in a package goods area must be sealed. Alcoholic beverages brought to a patron as a room service may be open or closed, whereas storage areas must not be accessible to the public.
5 days ago · Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences. Despite the involvement of a number of psychosocial factors, a biological process—one that is induced by repeated exposure to an addictive stimulus—is the core pathology that drives the development and maintenance of an addiction, according to the "brain disease model" of ...
De Alcoholwet, voluit geheten Wet van 7 oktober 1964, tot regeling van de uitoefening van de bedrijven en de werkzaamheid, waarin of in het kader waarvan alcoholhoudende drank wordt verstrekt, is een Nederlandse wet van 7 oktober 1964, in werking getreden op 1 november 1967, tot regeling van de uitoefening van de bedrijven en de werkzaamheid, waarin of in het kader waarvan alcoholhoudende ...
6 days ago · Hassan Abdulla al Thawadi, chief executive of the country's 2022 World Cup bid, said that Qatar would also permit alcohol consumption during the event, even though drinking in public is not permitted, as the country's legal system is based on Sharia.
Jul 20, 2021 · Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger said in a recent interview that the site has become little more than “propaganda” and denounced what he called its “reliably establishment” bias. Speaking to online blog UnHerd last week, Sanger said Wikipedia “seems to assume that there is only one legitimate defen
Jul 18, 2021 · E.P.A. Approved Toxic Chemicals for Fracking a Decade Ago, New Files Show. July 12, 2021. For much of the past decade, oil companies engaged in drilling and fracking have been allowed to pump into the ground chemicals that, over time,…. Beauty & Balance.