The Daily News Register

The Daily Register offers citations of recent publications and news
related to the history of alcohol and drugs.

 

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Climate change predicted to halve coffee-growing area

More than 120 million of the world’s poorest depend on the coffee economy, a report says, and their livelihoods are already suffering from temperature rises.

/www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/climate-change-predicted-to-halve-coffee-growing-area-that-supports-120m-people

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How Big Alcohol Is About to Get Rich Off California Weed

With recreational marijuana on the ballot, some worry that big business will transform the way pot is grown, distributed and sold. (Politico article)

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Elephant sedative and Ohio overdoses

Carfentanil, often used as a sedative for large animals such as elephants, is 10,000 times stronger than morphine and increasingly mixed with heroin by drug dealers. This has resulted in many overdoses recently in Ohio and nearby states.

 

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Alcohol Consumption and the Irish Public House in late Modernity (dissertation)

Bridget Mary Cunningham, :A Case-study of Alcohol Consumption and of the Irish Public House in late Modernity Social processes that manifest themselves as cultural, economic and political constraints (Ph.D., sociology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 2013).

http://eprints.maynoothuniversity.ie/5391/1/97825441%20PhD%20Thesis%202014.pdf

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Morning Advertiser no longer a daily

The Morning Advertiser, a daily since 8 June 1794, is now published every two weeks as a magazine.  There also will be an online daily newsletter.  Despite its name, the Morning Advertiser is a drink trade publication.  Source: Brewery History Society newsletter 74 (Summer 2016): 4.

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Brewery History Society newsletter

Brewery History Society newsletter 74 (Summer 2016)

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