Alcohol consumption

What’s behind the growth in alcohol consumption?

One factor could be a high sense of community and high levels of attendance at religious services within the black community, which have historically been associated with both lower and less severe drinking. Another possible reason for declining rates of alcohol consumption among black Americans is the well-founded feeling that the possible harms are more […]

Alcohol consumption

Rise in alcohol use during COVID-19 worries unemployment insurance officials

Liquor sales in Iowa have increased dramatically during the pandemic, causing officials to worry about future alcohol problems The state of Iowa has seen an increase in alcohol consumption as a result of the pandemic. The Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Division reports that in fiscal year 2020, alcohol sales grew by an unprecedented 8.2% from $339 […]