The Daily Buzz: Women Drinking as Much as Men; Smoking Kills More Southerners; Trump's "Coke 'n Underage Models" Parties

Oct 25 2016

The Daily Buzz: Women Drinking as Much as Men; Smoking Kills More Southerners; Trump’s “Coke ‘n Underage Models” Parties

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Women Now Drink as Much Alcohol as Men, Global Study Finds [The Guardian]
Targeted marketing is partly blamed, health concerns are raised—and society finds it as difficult as ever to cope.

Smoking Kills More Southerners, Study Finds [NBC News]
Smoking remains the biggest single cause of preventable deaths across the country.

Don’t Lock ‘Em Up. Give ‘Em a Chance to Quit Drugs [New York Times]
This badly headlined piece profiles LEAD—a program that represents positive incremental reform—but oversells it, and risks assuming that quitting is “the answer.”

Officer Who Shot Samuel DuBose Faces Murder Trial as City Braces for Protests [The Guardian]
Ray Tensing killed DuBose, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop in Cincinnati in 2015.

Searching Colorado for Arizona’s Marijuana Future [AZ Central]
Arizona is one of five states about to vote on full legalization.

Inside Donald Trump’s One-Stop Parties: Attendees Recall Cocaine and Very Young Models [Daily Beast]
“There were always dramas because the men threw money and drugs at them to keep them enticed,” says one of the Beast‘s sources.