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  • Children treated for alcohol-related illnesses and injuries

    Children treated for alcohol-related illnesses and injuries

    21 October 2014

    Up to 225 children under the age of 10 treated in the last three years.

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  • More alcohol-related deaths in areas with most licensed premises

    More alcohol-related deaths in areas with most licensed premises

    09 October 2014

    But Convener of Edinburgh licensing board says focusing on number of outlets is a "side issue".

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  • Number of licensed premises linked to alcohol-related illness and deaths

    Number of licensed premises linked to alcohol-related illness and deaths

    07 October 2014

    Study finds neighbourhoods with the most licensed premises have alcohol-related death rates more than double those with the fewest.

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  • Minimum pricing up to 50 times more effective than below cost selling ban

    Minimum pricing up to 50 times more effective than below cost selling ban

    01 October 2014

    And the greatest effects would be in harmful drinkers, say experts.

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  • Seminar in Brussels: support for minimum pricing

    Seminar in Brussels: support for minimum pricing

    16 September 2014

    Video from seminar presenting the case for implementing minimum unit pricing.

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