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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“Gray death” in Cincinnati suburbs

“Gray death” is the name given to a hard-to-treat mixture of heroin and synthetic opiates such as fentanyl.  Recently it has been found in the Cincinnati suburbs.

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2017/05/18/what-you-should-know-gray-death/327724001/

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Drink spiking and predatory drugging (book)

Pamela Donovan, Drink Spiking and Predatory Drugging: A Modern History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).

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Contrasting how prohibition came to the USA and to Finland (article)

Mark C. Smith, “Questioning Similarities: Prohibition in the United States and Finland,” American Studies in Scandinavia 49/1 (2017): 3-18.

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Beer in the American West (article)

Elliott West, “Beer,” Journal of the West 55/2 (Spring 2016): 14-23.

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Gender in Liverpool’s licensed premises (article)

David Beckingham, “Gender, Space, and Drunkenness: Liverpool’s Licensed Premises, 1860–1914,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102/3 (May 2012): 647-666.  May have missed this article from five year ago.

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Selling wine in Victorian Britain (article)

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre, “John Bull’s Other Vineyard: Selling Australian Wine in Nineteenth-Century Britain,” Journal of Imperial & Commonwealth History 45/2 (April 2017): 259-283.

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