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Balance Update: Alcohol tax could 'cut annual number A&E visits

Posted 15/07/16

Regional:

Alcohol licence is given to micropub next to nursery
A micropub is set to open next month after being granted an alcohol licence, despite concerns of its proximity to a nursery.   Click here to read more...

National:

Why Did Diageo Invest In A Non-Alcoholic Drinks Company?
After over 250 years in the spirits and beer business, Diageo, the world’s largest distiller, made its first investment in a non-alcoholic drinks company. It acquired a minority stake in Seedlip, a British company, launched in November of 2015. 
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Victoria Police flags raising the zero alcohol age to 26
VICTORIA Police have used the 40th anniversary of the introduction of breath testing to discuss extending the zero blood alcohol limit until the age of 26.
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Ruling on minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland due ‘in near future’
A panel of top judges have told some of Scotland’s most senior lawyers that they need time to consider the legality of minimum pricing alcohol legislation.
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Alcohol tax could 'cut annual number A&E visits caused by violent injury by more than 6,000'
A 'small' tax could be more effective than introducing a minimum price for a unit of alcohol, experts behind the study claim.  Click here to read more... 

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