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Balance Update: Alcohol abuse rise sparks minimum pricing call

Posted 21/08/15

National:

Alcohol abuse rise sparks minimum pricing call
More than half of people referred for help with substance misuse in Wales have alcohol problems, prompting calls for a minimum pricing.   Click here to read more...

How European is the UK? Five charts that show how we differ from the EU in alcohol consumption, living costs and working hours
It's a potent question at the moment: what does it really mean to be “European”? It turns out our living costs, alcohol consumption and general life satisfaction make the UK the sixth most European country in the EU  Click here to read more...
 
Just ONE DRINK a day raises breast cancer risk: Women who consume alcohol every day increase their chance of developing certain types of the disease by 13 per cent.  Click here to read more...
 
Smokers and alcohol abusers should PAY for NHS treatment says new study
Almost nine in ten of us believe alcohol abusers should pay for their own treatment and not get it free on the NHS, a comprehensive new study reveals.  Click here to read more...

Minimum pricing calls as alcohol deaths up for second time in successive years
CHEAP drink and mass promotion have been blamed for new figures showing the number of alcohol-related deaths in Scotland have increased for the second year in a row. Click here to read more...