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Balance policy update: Under-10s treated for alcohol use

Posted 24/10/14

National news:

Report recommends pilots for a minimum price for alcohol
A new report commission by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called for London councils to set up pilots for a minimum price for alcohol and the introduction of mandatory traffic-light labelling on menus. Click here to read more...

Under-10s treated for alcohol use
Up to 225 children under the age of 10 have been treated for alcohol-related injuries or illness in Scotland in the last three years, new figures show. Click here to read more...

Regional news:

Off-licences urged not to sell super-strength alcohol
A PROJECT has been established in South Tyneside to target the “hardest to reach” problem drinkers in South Tyneside. Click here to read more...

International news:

France proposes jail term for people inciting excessive drinking (Fra)
The new proposal recommends a fine of up to €15,000 and jail for a year for people who encourage binge drinking among youngsters.  Click here to read more...