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  • Empty bottles

    Drinks companies keeping consumers in dark about risky drinking

    14 September 2018

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  • Wine glass

    Reducing alcohol consumption can address health inequalities

    24 August 2018

    NHS Scotland's report finds "twice as likely to die early or live with ill health if you live in the poorest areas."

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  • A&E ambulance

    Alcohol-specific deaths remain at very high levels

    27 June 2018

    In 2017, there were 1,120 alcohol-specific deaths in Scotland

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  • Oh Lila and school children

    Oh Lila goes digital

    16 May 2018

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  • Wine glass

    Global first alcohol policy set to save hundreds of Scots' lives

    01 May 2018

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  • Wine glass

    AFS welcomes minimum unit pricing for alcohol

    27 March 2018

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    Walker's crisp ad exposes children to alcohol marketing

    08 March 2018

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  • Overweight man

    Focus on link between alcohol and obesity

    07 March 2018

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  • Empty bottles

    Alcohol causes 3,700 deaths in Scotland every year

    01 February 2018

    New report shows truer picture of alcohol's contribution to ill health in Scotland.

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    Last Christmas for heavily discounted alcohol

    22 December 2017

    Latest blog by Alison Douglas, AFS Chief Executive.

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