Home / University of Florida / UF increases emphasis on alcohol safety

UF increases emphasis on alcohol safety

By

The University of Florida is cracking down on alcohol policies after autopsy results for a UF student confirms traces of alcohol abuse. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol poisoning was responsible for Molly Ammon’s death over spring break. Department of Health Education Associate Professor Virginia Dodd says UF is taking measures to ensure safety.

“We also want to remove any influences from the environment that will foster a student’s poor decision making so we try to focus on working within the service, the alcoholic beverages, training service personnel and making sure we don’t have drink specials that are just really outrageous,” she said.

This is the first alcohol-related death of a UF student since UF changed its alcohol policy six years ago.

About admin

Check Also

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April. “I was stubborn and I was in denial,” soccer’s most prolific international goal scorer told The Associated Press. “I didn’t want to face the truth.” In “Forward,” her memoir released Sept. 13, 2016, the retired U.S. national team star recounts her career, from the lows of losing her high school championship to the highs of winning the Women’s World Cup last year. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Gator Alumna Abby Wambach: I Abused Alcohol, Prescription Drugs for Years

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for …