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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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    Alcohol hospital admissions lower during pandemic

    01 February 2022

    Lower hospital admissions may mean people were not seeking help during the pandemic.

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    Study reveals those already at risk from heavy drinking bought more alcohol during lockdowns

    20 January 2022

    New study reveals those already at risk of harm from heavy drinking bought significantly more alcohol during Covid-19 lockdowns.

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    Alcohol policy measures could reduce ambulance callouts

    14 December 2021

    Initial dramatic decline in lockdown alcohol-related ambulance callouts reverted to pre-pandemic levels as home drinking increased.

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    18.6% increase in deaths from alcohol in 2020

    07 December 2021

    Highest increase in UK alcohol deaths recorded since 2001

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