British lawmakers are considering restrictions on the country's pubs to head off what some call a growing binge drinking culture that is producing an alcoholism epidemic, reports the Associated Press. Part of the problem is that many alcoholic drinks in the UK are cheap, cheaper in fact than water in some cases. Pubs also regularly run promotions like all-you-can-drink deals, drinking contests and free drink specials, all of which encourage overimbibing. The result: a 40 percent increase ...

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