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Balance Update: Campaigners urge 10% alchohol reduction in a decade

Posted 21/04/17

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Norwegian women drink least while pregnant, British women drink most
A study among over 7000 women in 11 European countries shows the proportion of women in Europe who drink alcohol when they know they are pregnant is lowest in Norway and highest in the UK. The countries with the highest proportion of women who reported alcohol consumption during pregnancy were the UK (28.5 %), Russia (26.5 %) and Switzerland (20.9 %). Click here to read more...

Adults who buy alcohol for underage drinkers will be targeted
A CRACKDOWN on anti-social behaviour will focus on adults who buy alcohol for underage drinkers.  Click here to read more...

Campaigners urge 10% alchohol reduction in a decade
Ministers are being urged to set a new target to cut the amount of alcohol Scots drink by at least 10% over a decade.   Click here to read more...

Hong Kong government proposes banning alcohol sales to minors under 18
The Food and Health Bureau has proposed amending existing laws to prohibit the sale of alcohol to people under aged 18.   Click here to read more...

Lords want Scottish restrictions on alcohol to spread
An influential House of Lords committee has called on the rest of the UK to adopt tougher, Scottish regulations on alcohol sales. Click here to read more...

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