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  • Oh Lila and school children

    Oh Lila goes digital

    16 May 2018

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  • Wine glass

    Global first alcohol policy set to save hundreds of Scots' lives

    01 May 2018

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  • Wine glass

    AFS welcomes minimum unit pricing for alcohol

    27 March 2018

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  • Wine glass

    Walker's crisp ad exposes children to alcohol marketing

    08 March 2018

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  • Overweight man

    Focus on link between alcohol and obesity

    07 March 2018

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  • Empty bottles

    Alcohol causes 3,700 deaths in Scotland every year

    01 February 2018

    New report shows truer picture of alcohol's contribution to ill health in Scotland.

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  • Wine glass

    Last Christmas for heavily discounted alcohol

    22 December 2017

    Latest blog by Alison Douglas, AFS Chief Executive.

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  • High street

    Scotland's licensing system needs clearer direction

    13 December 2017

    New report shows action needed to ensure licensing works more effectively to protect people and communities from alcohol-related harm.

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  • Wine glass

    Minimum pricing blog

    20 November 2017

    Alison Douglas, AFS Chief Executive, talks about the long road to get minimum pricing implemented in Scotland.

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  • Supermarket drinks

    Minimum pricing gets green light

    15 November 2017

    Landmark victory for public health as UK Supreme Court rejects Scotch Whisky Association appeal.

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