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Balance Update: Alcohol sponsor link to teen drinking

Posted 24/03/16

National:
Burger King granted permission to sell alcohol at London's busiest station
A Burger King outlet in London's busiest railway station has been granted permission to start selling alcohol.   Click here to read more...

Drinks industry poised to launch robust challenge to Government over new alcohol guidelines
The drinks industry is poised to launch a robust challenge to the Government over new alcohol guidelines. Click here to read more...

How British ‘cafe culture’ drinks revolution ended in failure
The extension of licensing hours in England and Wales has triggered a rise in binge drinking and an associated increase in mental and physical health problems, according to new research.   Click here to read more...

Police claim crime could rise if they are denied power to search children for alcohol
DENYING police the power to search children for alcohol could lead to an increase in crime.   Click here to read more...

Alcohol sponsor link to teen drinking
Children and young people are being bombarded with messages at sports events that encourage early drinking and risky behaviour.   Click here to read more... 

Cheap supermarket booze is costing us dear 
Can our big supermarkets really claim to be “responsible retailers” when it comes to how they sell alcohol?  Click here to read more...

Brexit Could Batter Britain's Booze Trade
David Cameron says the UK’s booming alcohol industry makes hundreds of millions a year from free trade deals struck by the EU.  Click here to read more...

Alcohol on sale for as little as 15.5p per unit, snapshot study shows
A charity has renewed calls for minimum unit pricing for alcohol after a snapshot study found the recommended 14 units a week can be bought for little over £2.   Click here to read more... 
 
Industry slams government proposals on alcohol-related disorders 
Trade associations has criticised Government proposals for even more powers to tackle alcohol-related disorder.  Click here to read more... 

Reports/Newsletters:

Alcohol Concern Cymru Newsletter

SHAAP’s (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems)

Institute of Alcohol Studies