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Stop fighting minimum pricing
01/04/2014

Scotch Whisky Association urged by doctors and charity leaders to drop their legal challenge

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Disappointing Budget - alcohol duty frozen
19/03/2014

Chancellor freezes duty on spirits and cider, down 1p for beer

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Latest licensing figures published
10/03/2014
16,237 licences in force across Scotland
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Pubs encouraged to offer 125ml wine measures
21/01/2014
Campaign launched by Public Health Minister Michael Matheson
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Dundee has overprovision of alcohol
17/01/2014
Dundee ADP report calls for limit on licences
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"Cosy relationship" between alcohol industry and British government
08/01/2014

Documents show 130 meetings with Department of Health alone

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Festive period brings extra stress for those dealing with others' drinking
18/12/2013

Alcohol harm goes far beyond the drinker

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20 Scots still dying of alcohol every week
09/12/2013
New report shows continued decline in deaths
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Families not at fault in booze battle
25/11/2013

Who's to blame for underage drinking?

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1 in 2 Scots negatively affected by someone else's drinking
20/11/2013
Younger people and those with heavy drinkers in their lives more affected
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Pre-loading is growing problem for Edinburgh police
11/11/2013
Crime and disorder associated with home drinking
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Glasgow consults on licensing policy
04/09/2013
Licensing Board identifies areas of overprovision and proposes 1am extension for pubs
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Minimum pricing dropped in England
17/07/2013
Remains 'under consideration' but won't be taken forward at this time
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Alcohol-related crimes on trains double since ban
12/07/2013
Scotrail bans alcohol on all services between 9pm and 9am
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Licensing Act reduces irresponsible promotions in pubs and clubs
04/06/2013

Evaluation of the Act shows positive impact but room for improvement

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Health concerns ignored by Edinburgh licensing board
10/05/2013
NHS Lothian's 19 objections have not resulted in any applications being refused
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Minimum pricing legal challenge fails
03/05/2013
Court judgement finds no grounds for the drinks industry's action against the Scottish Government
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10am hospitality licence to be allowed at Dundee FC
25/03/2013
NHS Tayside fail to block 10am licence
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Support for further action on drink driving
04/01/2013
75% of Scots back further powers for Scottish Government
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Drink-drive limit consultation launched
07/09/2012

Scottish Government proposing reduction from 80mg to 50mg.

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