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  • Licensing boards need to use their powers to protect communities from alcohol harm

    Licensing boards need to use their powers to protect communities from alcohol harm

    12 August 2014

    New report - Analysis of licensing boards policy statements.

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  • Alcoholic drinks should carry health warnings, says parliamentary group

    Alcoholic drinks should carry health warnings, says parliamentary group

    11 August 2014

    Health warnings on alcoholic drinks should be introduced to combat problem drinking, a parliamentary group says.

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  • Minimum pricing targets the heaviest drinkers

    Minimum pricing targets the heaviest drinkers

    01 August 2014

    Study of liver patients shows they would be 200 times more affected by minimum pricing than moderate drinkers.

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  • 1 in 5 over 65s drink every day at home

    1 in 5 over 65s drink every day at home

    24 July 2014

    Growing concern about impact on older people's health, yet public focus on young people's drinking.

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  • Drink less to reduce dementia risk

    Drink less to reduce dementia risk

    15 July 2014

    "No safe level of alcohol consumption" when it comes to future dementia risk, middle-aged are warned.

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