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    Slight increase in alcohol-specific deaths

    04 August 2022

    Alcohol-specific deaths for 2021 published by National Records of Scotland. August 2022.

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    Health campaigners call on Scottish Government to regulate alcohol packaging

    19 July 2022

    Study funded by AFS reveals impact of alcohol packaging on young people. July 2022.

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    Scottish charity calls for ban on all alcohol promotion

    28 June 2022

    AFS and a group of international experts call on the Scottish Government to introduce a ban on alcohol marketing.

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    New NCD Prevention Report - Mapping Future Harm

    08 June 2022

    New NCD Prevention Coalition Report: "Mapping Future Harm". June 2022.

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    Four years of MUP

    01 May 2022

    Scotland introduced MUP four years ago - where are we now?

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    Prominent health warnings make drinking “unappealing”

    11 April 2022

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    Meet our Engagement Team Marc

    14 March 2022

    Marc is AFS' Engagement and Partnerships Coordinator.

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    Meet our Engagement Team Megan

    14 March 2022

    Megan is AFS' Young Engagement Coordinator.

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    Report on alcohol sales and harm in Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic

    22 February 2022

    Rise in harm from alcohol despite decrease in consumption

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    Sugar content in wine revealed

    16 February 2022

    Health experts call for better alcohol labelling as it is revealed that wine can contain anywhere between 0g and 59g of sugar per bottle.

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