Reducing harm caused by alcohol

Search By

Scotland would be healthier

News

  • 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.

    Read More
  • 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.

    Read More
  • Supermarkets minimise price rises for the cheapest alcohol when taxes are increased

    Supermarkets minimise price rises for the cheapest alcohol when taxes are increased

    24 June 2014

    Retailers 'under-shifting' their cheaper alcohol products to avoid passing tax increases onto customers.

    Read More
  • Concern over alcohol sponsorship of Commonwealth Games

    Concern over alcohol sponsorship of Commonwealth Games

    16 June 2014

    Alcohol Focus Scotland and six other organisations question decision to allow alcohol sponsorship of Glasgow 2014.

    Read More
  • Scots recognising harmful impact of alcohol

    Scots recognising harmful impact of alcohol

    11 June 2014

    Scottish Social Attitudes Survey reveals growing recognition of alcohol harm and backing for minimum pricing.

    Read More