(CNSNews.com) - CNSNews.com presents this week’s “Golden Hookah” to the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for spending $918,856 to fund a five-year study of “Alcohol and Bar Violence.”
The Golden Hookah is the symbolic token that
The NIAAA, a component of the federal National Institutes of Health, wins this week’s award for its $918,656 “Alcohol and Bar Violence” grant. This grant funded a study that determined, among other things, that bar fights tend to occur in venues that are relatively dark, dirty, noisy, hot, and crowded and that are frequented by a clientele of younger, less agreeable, less conscientious, more impulsive heavy drinkers--and that women who get in a bar fights have consumed, on average, four times as many drinks as their normal intake.
Each weekly video presentation of the “Golden Hookah” includes a “Taxpayer Tally,” indicating how many average American households need to work hard and pay taxes all year just to fund the winning program.