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    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 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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    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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    Alcohol places huge avoidable burden on the NHS

    15 April 2015

    One of the biggest avoidable drains on NHS resources is alcohol.

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    Alcohol Health Alliance statement on cuts in alcohol duty

    18 March 2015

    Professor Sir Ian Gilmore responds to the announcement from the Chancellor George Osborne that alcohol duty is to be cut.

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    End alcohol and junk food ads before 9pm

    09 March 2015

    Alcohol and junk food advertising should be prohibited before the 9pm watershed in order to protect children, says Public Health Minister Maureen Watt.

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    No more tax cuts for the alcohol industry

    27 February 2015

    The Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA) has published an open letter, urging the Government to reinstate the alcohol duty escalator.

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    We need to protect children from alcohol marketing

    20 February 2015

    Alcohol brands are highly visible in our everyday lives. Whether it's adverts on TV, cinema, billboards or online, in magazines and newspapers, at shops, pubs, or sponsorship of sporting and music events - there's really no avoiding them.

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    10 year olds more familiar with beer brands than biscuits

    05 February 2015

    Campaigners are calling for stricter alcohol marketing regulations to protect children and young people after research found 95% of 10 and 11 year olds recognised a beer brand; higher than their recognition of leading brands of biscuits, crisps and ice cream.

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    Public call for health warnings on alcohol labels

    07 January 2015

    Research from the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) has shown that the overwhelming majority of the British public support more nutritional and health information on alcohol product labels, as well as a warning not to drink when pregnant.

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