Reducing harm caused by alcohol


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    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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  • Alcohol's harm to others

    Majority of Brits harmed by other people's drinking

    13 July 2015

    More than half of Scots are harmed by another person's drinking.

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  • Webmap alcohol and tobacco outlet density

    Interactive map of alcohol and tobacco outlets

    15 June 2015

    New website allows users to map alcohol and tobacco outlet density in every locality in Scotland.

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  • Empty bottles

    Help consumers make an informed choice about alcohol

    09 June 2015

    More information and health warnings needed on alcohol product labels.

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  • Parliament Chamber

    Alcohol debate must continue

    04 June 2015

    Progress has been made, but further action needed on alcohol misuse.

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  • Media

    Alcohol sponsorship in Formula 1: A dangerous cocktail

    22 May 2015

    Formula One alcohol sponsorship exposes audience to alcohol brands every five seconds.

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  • Minimum pricing

    Minimum pricing case to be heard in Europe

    06 May 2015

    The Scottish Government will make the case for introducing minimum unit pricing for alcohol at the European Court of Justice today.

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  • ADAM resource website

    New website for teens affected by someone's drinking

    29 April 2015

    Alcohol Focus Scotland has developed a new website called A.D.A.M. (Another’s Drinking Affects Me) that encourages young people whose lives are being affected by someone’s drinking to get advice and seek help.

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