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Supreme Prosecutors Office Develops Cocaine and Alcohol Simultaneous Detection Technology

Supreme Prosecutors Office Develops Cocaine and Alcohol Simultaneous Detection Technology

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Supreme Prosecutors Office (SPO) said Sunday it has developed technology that can detect both cocaine and alcohol properties simultaneously when cocaine is mixed in alcohol. The Forensic Genetics & Chemistry Division of the SPO’s Forensic Science Investigation Department plans to announce the newly-developed cocaine and alcohol metabolome simultaneous [...]

Liquor Importers Bet Big on Deregulation of Online Alcohol Sales

Liquor Importers Bet Big on Deregulation of Online Alcohol Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The pandemic has prompted many shoppers to make their purchases online, resulting in booming online sales across the retail landscape with the exception of a few regulated fields. The value of online shopping transactions stood at 46.9 trillion won (US$40.8 billion) in the April to June period of this [...]

Family Drinking Habits Tied to Alcohol Use Disorder Among University Students: Study

Family Drinking Habits Tied to Alcohol Use Disorder Among University Students: Study

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study showed that heavy drinking among family members increases the rate of alcohol use disorder (AUD) for university students. Researchers from the Gangneung Asan Hospital in the eastern city of Gangneung conducted a survey of 1,256 students from universities within the region, including 800 male students and [...]

Growing Number of Korean Women Suffering from Alcohol Use Disorder

Growing Number of Korean Women Suffering from Alcohol Use Disorder

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of Korean women undergoing medical treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD), a condition that refers to excessive dependence or addiction to alcoholic beverages, is growing day by day. According to data revealed on Sunday by the National Health Insurance Service, the number of individuals who were diagnosed [...]