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Fresno City Council Members and Safety Advocates Come Together to Oppose Dangerously Flawed California SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00am

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Fresno City Council joined with health and safety advocates from Alcohol Justice and the Friday Night Live Partnership at Fresno City Hall Tuesday to condemn California SB 930.

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  • FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Fresno City Council joined with health and safety advocates from Alcohol Justice and the Friday Night Live Partnership at Fresno City Hall Tuesday to condemn California SB 930.
  • The experiment would take place in 6 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • "The effort to keep Fresno bars open until 4 a.m. from 2 a.m. was reckless and dangerous,"said Fresno City Councilmember Gary Bredefeld.
  • That's why several Council colleagues and I are bringing forward a Council resolution on August 11th opposing this stupidity.

Assemblymember Tom Lackey Joins Health and Safety Advocates to Oppose SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 6:25pm

If the bill becomes law, all surrounding communities of pilot project cities will be threatened by late night drinkers traveling drunk and fatigued into the early morning commute hours.

Key Points: 
  • If the bill becomes law, all surrounding communities of pilot project cities will be threatened by late night drinkers traveling drunk and fatigued into the early morning commute hours.
  • According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), California currently suffers more annual alcohol-related harm than any other state: 11,000 alcohol-related deaths, $35 billion in total costs, $18.5 billion in state costs.
  • Opposition to SB 930 is growing statewide.
  • Last week, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution of opposition , and the powerful Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) came out against SB 930 in a letter dated June 27, 2022.

Fresno City Council Members Join Health and Safety Advocates to Oppose SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:11pm

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Fresno City Council will join with health and safety advocates from Alcohol Justice and the Friday Night Live Partnership at a Fresno City Hall press event to oppose California SB 930.

Key Points: 
  • FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Fresno City Council will join with health and safety advocates from Alcohol Justice and the Friday Night Live Partnership at a Fresno City Hall press event to oppose California SB 930.
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • The experiment would take place in 6 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • Where: Fresno City Hall 2600 Fresno Street, Media Room 2120 2nd floor.

Los Angeles City Council Votes NO on SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill, Sends Strong Message to Sacramento and Senator Wiener that Public Safety is more Important than Nightlife Revenue

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 3:35am

SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."

Key Points: 
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • The experiment would take place in 6 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • In Los Angeles, the powerful Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP) came out against SB 930 in a letter made public before a City Hall opposition rally last week.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

Consumer Foodborne Illness Advocacy Group Reacts to USDA Announcement

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 1:54pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced groundbreaking plans to declare Salmonella an adulterant.

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  • STOP Foodborne Illness Applauds USDA for Tackling Salmonella in Poultry, Creating a Safer Food Supply
    CHICAGO, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced groundbreaking plans to declare Salmonella an adulterant .
  • Salmonellaremains a leading cause of foodborne illness in the US with an estimated 1.35 million cases of salmonellosis annually resulting in 420 deaths.
  • Stop Foodborne Illness (STOP; www.stopfoodborneillness.org ) a national non-profit representing consumers impacted by food safety failures and collaborates with academia, the food industry, and government to prevent foodborne illnesses applauds the USDA-FSIS commitment to tackle the significant burden of illness caused by Salmonella in poultry.
  • About Stop Foodborne Illness (STOP):STOP is a 28-year-old non-profit that collaborates with partners in academia, the food industry, and government to prevent foodborne illnesses.

Los Angeles Rallies to STOP SB 930 - 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 2:03am

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice, along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz, demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930. The "gut & amend" bill, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assembly Member Mark Haney (D-San Francisco) is the 5th attempt since 2013 to disrupt the protections of California's statewide uniform last call.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice , along with Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz , demonstrated at a City Hall rally yesterday to oppose California SB 930.
  • SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • "The data is clear and this is why we must prevent the 4 a.m. bar bill from taking effect in Los Angeles and in California.
  • Alcohol Justice encourages the public to TAKE ACTION to STOP SB 930: Text JUSTICE to 313131 or visit: https://alcoholjustice.org/take-action/stop-sb-930-no-late-last-calls-in...

Thousands of Applications Under Consideration as Window Closes for 2022 Yass Prize & STOP Awards

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 9:49pm

After three months of national conferences, informational webinars, and conversations with thousands of prospective applicants, the 2022 Yass Prize and STOP Award application window has closed.

Key Points: 
  • After three months of national conferences, informational webinars, and conversations with thousands of prospective applicants, the 2022 Yass Prize and STOP Award application window has closed.
  • The prestigious $1 million Yass Prize celebrates the countrys education provider which best demonstrates educational experiences that are Sustainable, Transformational, Outstanding and Permissionless (STOP) for all students.
  • In conjunction with the Yass Prize, the STOP Awards initiative will distribute over $10 million to honor an additional 63 education innovators, providers, and entrepreneurs that achieve excellence.
  • The 64 Yass Prize quarter-finalists will be announced in October, along with the Arizona prize finalists.

Los Angeles Rally to STOP SB 930 - 4 a.m. Bar Bill in Southern California

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Los Angeles Drug & Alcohol Policy Alliance (L.A. DAPA), California Alcohol Policy Alliance (CAPA) and Alcohol Justice will be joined by Los Angeles City Council Members led by Councilmember Paul Koretz at a City Hall rally to oppose California SB 930. The "gut & amend" bill, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Assembly Member Mark Haney (D-San Francisco) is the 5th attempt since 2013 to disrupt the protections of California's statewide uniform last call.

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  • Why: SB 930 would allow closing times for on-sale retailers to be extended from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. as part of a dangerous "pilot program."
  • The experiment would take place in 7 cities: San Francisco, Oakland, West Hollywood, Fresno, Cathedral City, Coachella, and Palm Springs.
  • According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), California currently suffers more annual alcohol-related harm than any other state: over 11,000 alcohol-related deaths, $35 billion in total costs, $18.5 billion in state costs.
  • California taxpayers do not need to pay for additional public health and safety harms that will follow (especially in low-income communities of color) extending last call to profit the nightlife industry.

$1 million “STOP for Arizona Education” Awards Established

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Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:17pm

In recognition of the recent groundbreaking legislation that expands Arizonas Empowerment Scholarship Accounts to all students, The Yass Prize founder, Janine Yass and her husband, Jeff, have announced new and additional STOP awards totaling $1 million for Arizona education providers who embody the guiding principles of a Sustainable, Transformational, Outstanding and Permissionless education (STOP).

Key Points: 
  • In recognition of the recent groundbreaking legislation that expands Arizonas Empowerment Scholarship Accounts to all students, The Yass Prize founder, Janine Yass and her husband, Jeff, have announced new and additional STOP awards totaling $1 million for Arizona education providers who embody the guiding principles of a Sustainable, Transformational, Outstanding and Permissionless education (STOP).
  • Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona legislature have in one bold action forged a path that exemplifies all of the STOP principles at once, said Janine Yass, Founder of The Yass Prize and STOP Awards.
  • The STOP for Arizona Education Awards will be added to The Yass Prize competition that is currently open for applications until July 25, 2022.
  • The $1 million Yass Prize celebrates the countrys education provider which best demonstrates the STOP principles.

Tryp Therapeutics Strengthens IP Portfolio with Provisional Patent Application for Binge Eating Disorder Treatment

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

SAN DIEGO, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tryp Therapeutics, Inc. (CSE: TRYP) (OTCQB: TRYPF) ("Tryp" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing psilocybin-based compounds for diseases with unmet medical needs, announced today the filing of a new provisional patent for the use of psilocybin for the treatment of patients with Binge Eating disorder (BED).

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Tryp Therapeutics , Inc. (CSE: TRYP) (OTCQB: TRYPF) ("Tryp" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing psilocybin-based compounds for diseases with unmet medical needs, announced today the filing of a new provisional patent for the use of psilocybin for the treatment of patients with Binge Eating disorder (BED).
  • The new patent application is part of Tryp's corporate strategy to expand the clinical utility of psilocybin-assisted therapy in patients with BED who are awaiting transformative medicines.
  • Once issued, the new patent will provide Tryp with an Intellectual Property Protection for BED utilizing its psilocybin-based candidates TRP-8802 and TRP-8803.
  • Tryp Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing psilocybin-related molecules, including TRP-8803, for the treatment of diseases with unmet medical needs through accelerated regulatory pathways.