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Creator Defends Palcohol In YouTube Video; Many Concerned Over Product’s Potential Youth Appeal

Palcohol (alcohol in powdered form) gained federal approval this week, which has several local organizations concerned about its appeal to young people. The creator defended his product in a YouTube video last year.

03/13/2015

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California State Senator Introduces Law That Would Require Ignition Locks For Drivers Convicted Of DUI

State Sen. Jerry Hill along with members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving introduced legislation at a news conference Monday that would require all drivers convicted of DUI to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicles.

12/29/2014

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Mixed Reaction In Bay Area To Lowering DUI Threshold

A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent was met with mixed reaction in the Bay Area and nationwide.

05/15/2013

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Phil Matier: Golden Gate Fields All-You-Can-Drink Promotion Facing Opposition

The promotion, “Bottomless Saturdays,” has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.

04/17/2013

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California To Soon Outlaw Alcohol Sales Through Grocery Self-Check Out

One of the new California laws set to take effect on January 1st would make it illegal to purchase alcohol in grocery store self-checkout lines in an effort to prevent minors from buying alcohol.

12/22/2011

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Santa Rosa State Assemblyman Wants To Regulate DUI Checkpoints

A State Assemblyman from Santa Rosa’s bill to end using DUI checkpoints as a target to immigrant communities is now headed to the Senate.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/28/2011