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Balance policy update: MUP '50 times more effective'

Posted 03/10/14

National news:

Minimum unit price '50 times more effective' than alcohol floor price
According to health researchers, Introducing minimum pricing for alcohol would be up to 50 times more effective than current government policy.  Click here to read more...

Average Briton spends £50,000 on alcohol over course of lifetime
Drinkers in London spend sizably more than in other parts of the country.  Click here to read more...

New drug for 'mild alcoholics' drinking two glasses of wine a night
GPs will prescribe nalmefene and actively ask about patients' alcohol consumption, under new plans by national health watchdog Nice to tackle alcohol abuse.  Click here to read more...


Regional news:

Region has highest hospital admissions for alcohol
New figures show that the North-East continues to have the highest rate of alcohol-related hospital admissions – with figures almost doubling over the past ten years.  Click here to read more...

Conferences:

Alcohol Concern’s Annual Conference is taking place during the middle of Alcohol Awareness Week in London on Wednesday 19th November.  Click here for more information


International news:

Recent developments in regulations for online trade of alcohol in Russia
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