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  • Scottish Parliamnet Chamber

    Scotland leads way in evidence-based alcohol policy

    13 November 2015

    Report finds UK government alcohol policies weaker than the devolved nations.

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  • Pub And Police

    New report reveals impact of alcohol on emergency services

    28 October 2015

    Survey of frontline workers in England shows that alcohol takes up half of the time of emergency services.

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  • Media

    AFS appoints new chief executive

    16 October 2015

    Alison Douglas will take up post on 1 December 2015.

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  • Open cans of beer

    Alcohol: a global concern

    06 October 2015

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

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  • EICC Edinburgh

    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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  • Red wine

    Alcohol and pregnancy don't mix

    07 September 2015

    9 September is International FASD Awareness Day.

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  • Off Sales Promos

    European Court minimum pricing opinion

    03 September 2015

    AFS responds to opinion from European Court of Justice Advocate General

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  • Supermarket offers

    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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  • Open cans of beer

    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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  • Media

    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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