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Spreading Awareness of FASD

In Honesdale, Pennsylvania, "on Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. church bells will ring nine times to recognize Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Day."  

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FASD Awareness Day Campaign Poster


Green Mountain FASD Project to Bring FASD Awareness Day to UVM Campus

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Awareness Day takes place this Friday, September 9th. The day is commemorated throughout the world with the ringing of bells at 9:09am, symbolizing the nine months of pregnancy. After months of fun in the sun, it is important to take a moment and consider the impact drinking can have on a developing fetus. ...

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New York City says Bartenders Can't Refuse Pregnant Women Alcoholic Drinks

For the first time in New York City, the city is prohibiting restaurants and bars from refusing pregnant women from ordering alcoholic beverages. According to the Local Law No. 78 under the Human Rights Act, refusing a mother-to-be from ordering and consuming an alcoholic beverage is considered discrimination.

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