St. Patrick’s Day & Drinking

We’re approaching St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday that, in terms of alcohol consumption, has certainly strayed from its heritage. Depending on whose survey you believe, St. Patrick’s Day is either the second- or fourth-biggest drinking day of the year in America. Quite a claim for a day that was originally celebrated by going to Mass and honoring St. Patrick as… Read More

Alcohol & You

Alcohol and you: Take the Quiz! Test Your Alcohol KnowledgeProvide a true or false answer for each of the 10 questions listed below. When you are finished, check your results to review your results. Top of Form T   F   Alcohol is a central nervous system stimulant. T   F   Alcohol and aspirin taken together raises Blood Alcohol Levels. T   F   Alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence are… Read More

A New Sanction in Utah: .05 DUI

A New Sanction in Utah: .05 DUI In March 2017, Utah became the first state to enact legislation lowering the legal alcohol limit for driving. The new law, which takes effect this year on December 30, will lower the limit from .08% to .05%. What does this mean to even the most casual drinker?  A glass of wine with dinner at… Read More

Prescriptions, Pot and Booze

It’s the 4th of July in Utah and there’ll be barbecues, baseball, hiking, kids tournaments, and lots of partying this summer, more in Utah than anywhere else because of Pioneer Day at the end of the month. There’ll be those usual special events at all the popular venues: Snowbasin, Snowbird, Red Butte, Park City with Park Silly every Sunday, the… Read More

Can I Lose My Job After A DUI?

Can I Lose My Job After a DUI? If you’ve been arrested for DUI, you’re already aware of how this one incident can turn your entire life upside down. Fines, fees, court dates, attorneys, jail time…you’d think all this would prevent drivers from drinking and then getting behind the wheel. But the truth is astounding. Driving under the influence of… Read More