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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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Pre-school children encouraged to ask for help
26/03/2014
Oh Lila! resource developed into animation and website
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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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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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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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Children admitted to A&E after drinking
30/09/2013
Thousands of under 18s across UK require hospital treatment
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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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Alcohol ads during TV shows appealing to under 18s
31/07/2013
Advertising Standards Authority found 7 cases of broadcasters breaking the rules
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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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Young people buying alcohol from online retailers
01/07/2013

Tighter age verification checks needed to prevent underage purchases

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New app helps young people affected by someone else's drinking
19/06/2013
Free smartphone app for 11-16 year olds
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New animation and website to help children affected by parental drinking
05/06/2013
Rory the animated dog encourages children to seek help
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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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Supermarket alcohol ban overturned
08/04/2013

Glasgow Licensing Board 'wrong' to suspend licence

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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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British children more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults
01/03/2013

Experts call for urgent changes to "flawed" regulatory system to protect children

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