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378 poisoned, 38 dead from homemade alcohol in Libya

Thirty-eight people have died in Tripoli since Saturday after drinking homemade alcohol, with another 378 suffering from alcohol poisoning, the Libyan health ministry said on Monday. “The number of deaths due to the consumption of homemade alcohol has grown, with 22 new cases bringing the total to 38,” ministry spokesman…

Regulate marijuana billboard grabs eyes near Mile High Stadium

Colorado’s Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol has just fired its first big advertising salvo, and it looks to be an effective one. A new billboard unveiled Thursday by the group just blocks away from Mile High Stadium in Denver shows a smiling woman with her arms folded, next to…

Death toll from India toxic liquor rises to 170

The death toll from a mass poisoning in eastern India caused by toxic home-brewed alcohol climbed to 170 Friday, as police made more arrests and destroyed dozens of illegal distilleries. “We now have 170 confirmed dead,” Shyamapada Basak, health services director of West Bengal state told AFP. He added that…

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