Reducing harm caused by alcohol


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    Alcohol: a global concern

    06 October 2015

    Global conference in Edinburgh to discuss effective responses to alcohol harm.

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    Campaigners gather in Edinburgh for global alcohol conference

    05 October 2015

    Focus on protecting children and young people from alcohol marketing.

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    Alcohol and pregnancy don't mix

    07 September 2015

    9 September is International FASD Awareness Day.

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    European Court minimum pricing opinion

    03 September 2015

    AFS responds to opinion from European Court of Justice Advocate General

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    Call for minimum pricing as alcohol deaths rise

    20 August 2015

    Tragic that 1,152 Scots lost their lives to alcohol last year.

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    How much are we really drinking?

    05 August 2015

    Under-estimating our alcohol consumption means we could be risking our health.

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    Dr Evelyn Gillan

    16 July 2015

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our Chief Executive, Dr Evelyn Gillan.

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  • Alcohol's harm to others

    Majority of Brits harmed by other people's drinking

    13 July 2015

    More than half of Scots are harmed by another person's drinking.

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  • Webmap alcohol and tobacco outlet density

    Interactive map of alcohol and tobacco outlets

    15 June 2015

    New website allows users to map alcohol and tobacco outlet density in every locality in Scotland.

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    Help consumers make an informed choice about alcohol

    09 June 2015

    More information and health warnings needed on alcohol product labels.

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