Saturday Is National Wine DayThe most popular grape variety for wine is cabernet sauvignon, which is grown on 840,000 acres around the world. 
British People Get Drunk More Often Than Anyone Else, Survey FindsBritish people get drunk more than any other nationality, according to a new global survey.
Binge Drinking Expected To Rise As Alcohol Use Increases Around The World, Study SaysPeople around the world are increasingly bending their elbows. Between 1990 and 2017, per capita adult alcohol consumption increased by nearly 0.7 liters (about the same in quarts) to 6.5 liters (6.9 quarts) annually, new research indicates. The number is predicted to reach 7.6 liters (8 quarts) by 2030.
Even One Alcoholic Drink A Day Can Raise Risk Of Stroke, Study SaysDrinking one or two glass a day may increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a new genetic study.
Comptroller Decries Bill To Take Regulatory Power Over Alcohol, Tobacco, Gas From HimMaryland's comptroller is denouncing a measure that would take regulatory powers over alcohol, tobacco and gasoline away from his office.
Young Adults Are Drinking Themselves To Death, Study FindsAccording to the report published in the journal BMJ, deaths due to cirrhosis increased by 65 percent from 2009 to 2016.
Smugglers Crossing State Lines To Avoid Sales Taxes Cost States BillionsAlcohol and tobacco taxes make millions for Maryland and the State wants to keep it that way.
NTSB: Nearly As Many Die In Speed Related Crashes As Alcohol Related CrashesA federal agency is now calling for action after an extensive report reveals an alarming number of people die in speed related crashes, nearly as many as in alcohol related crashes.
Skyrocketing Opioid Overdoses Can Be Traced To ChinaJust released numbers show a skyrocketing and record number of Marylanders dying from drug overdoses.
Toddler Served Alcohol Instead Of Apple Juice At RestaurantA toddler was mistakenly served alcohol instead of apple juice Sunday at a Georgia restaurant.
More Than 2,000 Died Of Drug Overdoses In Maryland In 2016More than 2,000 people died of drug and alcohol overdoses in Maryland last year, an increase of 66 percent over 2015.