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Addiction

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A chronic, relapsing disease characterized by compulsive drug-seeking and use despite negative consequences and by long-lasting changes in the brain. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), no longer uses the...
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Alcohol Outlet Density

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Alcohol Outlet Density research has shown that neighborhoods where bars, restaurants, liquor and other stores that sell alcohol are close together, suffer more frequent incidences of violence and other alcohol–related problems.
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Alcoholic Beverage

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Alcoholic Beverage is a drink containing ethanol (commonly called alcohol). Alcoholic beverages are divided into three general classes: beers, wines and spirits. Alcohol is a psychoactive drug that has a depressant effect. A high blood alcohol content is...
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Alcoholic Beverage Establishment (ABE) Use Permit Ordinance

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Alcoholic Beverage Establishment (ABE) Use Permit Ordinance addresses concerns residents have regarding alcohol sales in the city of Ventura by giving the city local control to assist with public health and safety issues. The regulations and standards of...
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Beer Pong

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Beer Pong is a drinking game in which players throw a ping-pong ball across a table with the intent of landing the ball in a cup of beer on the other end. They game consists of two- to four- player teams and multiple cups set up on each side set up in a...
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Binge Drinking

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Binge Drinking is the modern definition of drinking alcoholic beverages with the primary intention of becoming intoxicated by heavy consumption of alcohol over a short period of time. Or alternatively, a consistent amount of alcohol over a long period of...
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Cannabinoids

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Chemicals that bind to cannabinoid receptors in the brain. They are found naturally in the brain (anandamide) and are also chemicals found in marijuana (for example, THC and CBD). They are involved in a variety of mental and physical processes, including...
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Deemed Approved Ordinances

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Deemed Approved Ordinances exercise authority over establishments by issuing “deemed approved” permits and establishing “public nuisance standards” that pre-existing retailers must abide by in order to maintain their permit. The...
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Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

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Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol or other drugs is the act of operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol and/or other drugs. Since 2002, it has been illegal in all 50 US states to drive with a blood alcohol level (BAC) that is 0.08% or...
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Naloxone

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Naloxone is a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose. It is an opioid antagonist—meaning that it binds to opioid receptors and can reverse and block the effects of other opioids. It can very quickly restore normal respiration to a...
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