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Balance Update: Britain tops list of heaviest alcohol drinkers

Posted 16/10/15

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We'll drink to that! In every social setting, Britons are more likely to consume alcohol than other leading nations
British drinkers are some of the keenest in the world, taking almost any opportunity to raise a glass, a new survey claims.  Click here to read more...

Young offenders must be screened for fetal alcohol spectrum disorders before sentencing
Australia’s prison population is growing at unprecedented rates. In some states Indigenous prisoners far outnumber their non-Indigenous counterparts.   Click here to read more...

Britain tops list of heaviest alcohol drinkers
A new survey found that more people drink alcohol twice a week in the UK than in the US, Australia and several other nations. Click here to read more...

Scottish speed limits should be lowered, say medics
Lower speed limits and measures to reduce alcohol abuse should be introduced by the next Scottish government, a medical college has said.  Click here to read more...

Booze delusions send 18 people a day to hospital
Almost 18 people a day across Scotland are now being treated for “psychoses”, a figure that has been increasing steadily over the past two decades.  Click here to read more...

Assault victim helps police tackle alcohol-fuelled violence
A man who was left with life-long injuries after he was viciously attacked in 2007 is launching a campaign to highlight the dangers of what can happen when people drink too much and become violent.  Click here to read more...

The alcohol industry is not meeting its 'Responsibility Deal' labeling pledges
A new study from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, published online in the journal Addiction, has found that the signatories to the Public Health Responsibility Deal alcohol labelling pledge are not fully meeting their pledge.
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